Michelle Pisarek Bennett named VP of Human Resources for Hearst Business Media
Bennett was previously Vice President/Chief People Officer at STV, firm offering engineering, architectural, planning, environmental and construction management services
NEW YORK, NY – January 17, 2017 – Hearst today announced the appointment of Michelle Pisarek Bennett to vice president of human resources for Hearst Business Media. The announcement was made by Richard P. Malloch, president of Hearst Business Media. Bennett will report to Malloch and begins in her new role immediately.
“Michelle is an outstanding leader and employee advocate who will direct all the human resource strategies that are critical in helping us to achieve our growth objectives,” Malloch said. “Our people are our greatest competitive advantage and Michelle will be instrumental in ensuring we continue to attract and retain the best talent to serve our customers in complex and rapidly advancing industries. I’m delighted to welcome Michelle to my senior leadership team.”
Bennett comes to Hearst from STV Inc., a leading professional firm offering engineering, architectural, planning, construction management and transportation services, where she was chief human resource officer and vice president. Prior to that, she held senior human resources positions at top consulting services firms and engineering companies, including Stearns & Wheler. Bennett received an MBA from Syracuse University with a concentration in human resources and a bachelor’s degree from Northeastern University.