iPipeline Appoints Kevin Baer Chief People Officer to Focus on Employee Experience
Former Fortune 500 Executive Coach to Play Key Role in iPipeline’s Transformative Growth
iPipeline, a leading provider of cloud-based software solutions for the life insurance and financial services industry, announced the appointment of Kevin Baer as Chief People Officer, who will play a critical role in guiding the employee experience at iPipeline to strengthen its transformative growth. Baer has more than 35 years of experience designing people strategies and building high-performance organizations for clients including ConocoPhillips, Phillips66, United Airlines, and Constellation Energy. Baer comes to iPipeline from Mpact Leadership Coaching, where he was a founding partner. In this new role, he will report to Larry Berran, CEO, iPipeline.
“The foundation of any great company lies in its people and operational excellence. Our ability to attract and nurture the best and brightest minds is highly additive to creating an environment and culture where innovation is encouraged at all levels,” said Larry Berran, CEO, iPipeline. “Kevin’s experience in shaping global people strategies and managing employment initiatives has led to great outcomes for his clients. Kevin’s record of performance spans more than a decade of coaching at iPipeline. His familiarity with our people and his ability to create linked alignments across our organization has had a powerful impact on our success. I am pleased to welcome Kevin into this new role as Chief People Officer.”
“The enthusiasm and innovation characterizing iPipeline’s unique culture were key factors leading me to accept this new role to advance the company’s transformative growth. My focus will be on selection, engagement and development of our people and continued improvement of our culture to make iPipeline a destination company for top performers,” said Kevin Baer, Chief People Officer, iPipeline. “I’m a huge believer in transforming the employee experience from ordinary to extraordinary to fuel growth and create a breakaway culture. I look forward to leading iPipeline’s people strategy throughout the next chapter of its growth.”
Prior to Mpact Leadership Coaching, Baer held key executive positions at Continental Airlines Travel University, Got-A-Job.com, Corestaff Staffing, and Sales Performance International. He earned a Bachelor of Education and Communications Degree at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and pursued post-graduate studies in communications at University of Pittsburgh.