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Board of Directors Bios

Executive Committee Members

Ed Hannibal, GMS

Ed Hannibal, GMS
Chairman
Deloitte Tax LLP
Chicago, Illinois USA

Ed Hannibal is an advisor and leader of mobility and talent transformation projects around the globe, with two decades of experience.  Ed consults with clients on international pay practices as well as international HR issues. He led the global mobility compensation business for a large HR consultancy.  

Ed has worked with clients in over 13 countries and in many industries including: Automotive, Financial Services, High Tech, Pharma, Consumer Goods, Professional Services, and Engineering and Construction. He has spoken at many industry forums, and is quoted frequently in the media on global human resource issues.

Ed holds a Master of Science in Industrial Relations in Global HR Management; a Bachelor of Economics and the Worldwide ERC® Global Mobility Specialist designation.

Kerwin Guillermo

Kerwin Guillermo
Chair-elect
Hewlett Packard Enterprises
Singapore

Kerwin currently leads the Global Employee Mobility program for Hewlett Packard Enterprise. Prior to leading the global program, he spent 5 years concurrently managing Asia Mobility and Talent Acquisition Operations for the region. Prior to that he led several major change initiatives across multiple HR functions at Intel for 14 years. His career allowed him to experience Mobility as he moved from Manila to Singapore.

Andrew Walker, GMS-T

Andrew Walker, GMS-T
Vice Chair - Finance
Ernst & Young LLP
New York, New York, USA

Andrew Walker, GMS, is the Global Mobility leader for EY’s internal mobility and reward program. EY moves over 4,000 staff annually between over 1,000 different home and host country combinations. He has worked in the mobility field for over 25 years and has previously lead the mobility function at WorleyParsons and Thomson Reuters, while also working in other mobility roles at Principal and Goldman Sachs.  Additionally, Andrew has held client-facing mobility roles with Prudential Relocation (now Brookfield) and Mercer.

Sigrid Nauwelaerts

Sigrid Nauwelaerts
Vice Chair - Talent Community
‍Johnson & Johnson
Beerse, Belgium

Sigrid is Global Leader, Mobility Advisory Services with Johnson & Johnson. She partners with business leaders to provide strategic consultation on how to best align talent mobility, enterprise strategies and key initiatives in order to meet Johnson & Johnson’s business goals and accelerate the development of its global talent. She has experience developing and executing a variety of complex global and executive assignment policies, including one-way, commuter, flexible and long-term moves within the APAC and EMEA regions. She closely works with the organization’s regional EMEA vendor partners and manages talent mobility budgets for EMEA.

Prior to her current role, she served as global mobility and global mobility tax manager with Cargill Europe bvba, and held a number of positions in expatriate program cost and tax management with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Belgium and the U.K. As a subject matter expert on industry best practices and trends, she is a frequent guest speaker at talent mobility conferences and has authored several articles on the subject of taxation. She holds a Master’s degree in Applied Economics from the University of Antwerp and is fluent in four languages.

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Merritt Q. Anderson

Merritt Q. Anderson
San Francisco, California USA

Merritt Quisumbing Anderson is a leader in the tech space giving voices to and advocating for communities that are traditionally underrepresented in the workplace. Most recently, Merritt served as GitHub’s Vice President of Employee Experience and Engagement overseeing the Learning and Development, Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging, Global Workplace Operations, and People Programs Teams. She also served as Global Head of Human Resources and Employment Counsel. She enjoyed co-leading the HR side of the integration process leading up to GitHub’s acquisition by Microsoft. 

Prior to GitHub, Merritt was a Compliance and Privacy Officer and Regional Director of Human Resources at Kaiser Permanente. 

When she’s not creating communities of belonging, Merritt is cheering on her three kids at sporting events.

Erik Eccles

Erik Eccles
Airbnb
San Francisco, California

Erik Eccles is a Director at Airbnb. He also is the co-founder and CEO of Urbandoor, which was acquired by Airbnb in August of 2019. Prior to founding Urbandoor, he ran two successful startups: a video editing software called Jumpcut (acquired by Yahoo!) and a web-collaboration tool called Versly (acquired by Cisco). Versly, and its team, went on to launch Webex Teams. Erik also is an active board member of the Worldwide ERC, as well as an advisor and investor for numerous startups.  

Erik holds a degree in finance focused on venture from the University of Colorado Boulder where he also competitively skied. Erik lives in the Bay Area, and enjoys getting back to his hometown of Truckee, CA as much as possible.

Horst A. Gallo

Horst A. Gallo
IBM Corporation
Armonk, NY USA

Horst was appointed Vice President Global Mobility for IBM Human Resources in November 2018. In this role Horst leads a global team to ensure IBM has the right people in the right place at the right time by facilitating the successful deployment of talent around the world. His drive to provide assignees a seamless experience while driving operational excellence and leveraging analytics to create business intelligence are at the core of IBM’s HR transformation.

Since Horst joined IBM in 1999, he has served in multiple executive roles globally, living and working for IBM in Europe, China and the U.S. This international career has allowed Horst to gain HR experience both as a generalist and a specialist at different organizational levels.

Prior to his current role, Horst led the Human Resources organization for IBM’s Greater China Group during a period of deep transformation and Central & Eastern Europe where he oversaw operations in 17 countries including Russia and Turkey. Before that, he held different roles within Talent and Leadership, playing a leading role in important projects such as the centralization of recruitment activities, the divestiture of the PC business, the re-organization in Europe, as well as the pension projects for different countries around the world. Horst has also served as Executive Assistant to Randy MacDonald, IBM CHRO.

Originally from Germany, Horst joined IBM from uniVersa, a German insurance company, where he supported the sales organization as a Finance & HR analyst.

Horst holds a bachelor degree in Business Administration from the Verwaltungs- und Wirtschaftsakademie in Nuremberg, Germany, which he obtained in evening classes over a period of 3 years.

Horst relocated to New York in August 2017 with his wife Elena and his sons Daniel and Manuel.

Binwa Sethi

Binwa Sethi
Threefold Leadership, LLC
New York City Area

Binwa Sethi is an accomplished talent management executive who has navigated a diverse global career in consultative business partnership, organizational consulting, and executive coaching. Her experience spans across multiple industries with several global organizations including ADP, PepsiCo, and Ingersoll-Rand. Her scope has been varied and encompassed C-suite leaders, executives, and people leaders in complex work environments. Binwa’s global experience and perspective comes from managing talent in over 20 countries across North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. Having grown up in India, and then living and working in the US, she is passionate about navigating cross-cultural challenges.

A thought leader in the talent management space, Binwa has presented at several corporate and academic conferences. She co-presented her research related to building cross-cultural competence in global leaders at the First International Columbia Coaching Conference.

Binwa is bilingual, has an MBA from India and a Master of Human Resource Management from the US. She completed a graduate-level certification in Organizational and Executive Coaching from Columbia University. Additionally, she pursued a Fellows Program at the Summer Institute for Intercultural Communications and an extensive training program at the Gestalt Center for Organization and Systems Development.

Shelby Wolpa

Shelby Wolpa
InVision
Austin, Texas, USA

Shelby is the Vice President of People Operations at InVision, the cornerstone of the product design process for more than 3 million people, including 80 percent of the Fortune 100 brands like Airbnb, Amazon, HBO, Netflix, Nike, Slack, Starbucks and Uber. In her current role, Shelby has the unique challenge of overseeing the people operations function for a fully-distributed remote workforce of more than 700 employees across 25 countries. Throughout her career, she has helped build and scale the people function at growing companies while creating world-class company cultures. Prior to InVision, she was the Head of HR at Instacart, One Medical, and Palantir. Early in her career, Shelby honed her HR expertise working at leading consulting firms Towers Watson and Mercer. Shelby holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Texas A&M University.

Hubert Zydorek

Hubert Zydorek
The University of Texas
Richardson, TX USA

Hubert Zydorek serves as Director of the Bachelor of Science in Global Business as well as Director of Center for Global Business at the University of Texas at Dallas. In his role he partners with students, faculty, businesses and communities to promote global business initiatives in Dallas, Texas. Hubert has 18+ years of experience in international consulting, academic teaching and management of design, development and delivery of blended-learning solutions for international clients. Prior to joining UT Dallas Hubert worked for Intellinex, an eLearning venture of Ernst & Young and Xerox Learning Solutions where he led global teams to create multilingual and customized learning programs. He has lived and worked in various countries across Europe and Asia. Hubert received his BA in International Relations and Business from Cleveland State University, his MBA from Cleveland State University, and MA in Finance and Investments from the University of Nottingham Ningbo China. He currently serves on advisory boards of academic institutions and international companies.

Ex-Officio Board Members

Anne Bartoloni, SCRP

Anne Bartoloni, SCRP
Chairman, Foundation for Workforce Mobility

Minneapolis, Minnesota USA

Anne Bartoloni is the 2020 Chair of the Worldwide ERC® Foundation for Workforce Mobility. Anne most recently was a Regional Vice President for the Corporate Mortgage Programs group of Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, located in Minneapolis, MN and worked for Wells for over 25 years. Prior to joining Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Anne managed the Relocation Mortgage division for First Bank in Minneapolis.

Anne is passionate about volunteering and making a difference in our communities and has been actively involved over the years with various charitable and volunteer initiatives. During her time at Wells Fargo, Anne had an opportunity to lead several large outreach initiatives including the position of Co-Chair of the 2015 Minnesota Community Support Campaign and the President and Senior Advisor for the Minnesota Volunteer Chapter. She is an active volunteer with organizations like Habitat for Humanity, Second Harvest Heartland and various local non-profit and community outreach programs. Having the opportunity to bring together her passion for making a difference in our communities combined with supporting the Worldwide ERC® Foundation for Workforce Mobility initiatives brings Anne’s career in mobility and non-profits full circle.

Anne grew up in Colorado and relocated to Minneapolis in the late 80’s with First Bank. She lives in Excelsior, MN with her husband and enjoys spending time with her family and summer weekends at the lake in northern Minnesota!

Sue Carey, SCRP, SGMS-T

Sue Carey, SCRP, SGMS-T 
Baird & Warner
Chicago, Illinois USA

Sue Carey, SCRP, SGMS is Vice President, Corporate Relocation for Chicago's Baird & Warner. A licensed broker, she has been providing relocation services for over 20 years. Known for high-touch executive level and group move management, Sue has expanded services to include customized solutions for recruitment and candidate decisions under the company name Relocation Decisions®.

As a member of the Worldwide Employee Relocation Council (ERC®) Sue is a recipient of their Distinguished Service Award, has served as the Chairman of Worldwide ERC®’s Certification Review Board and was a member of the 2012 U.S. Advisory Council. In addition, she is Past-President of the Relocation Directors Council® (RDC), a former and current advisory council member for a number of relocation management companies, and has served as an executive board member and CRP certification trainer for the Corporate Relocation Council (CRC) in Chicago.

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