Kathy Cullen-Cote Appointed As The CHRO Of Teradata
A Recognized HR Leader With Over Three Decades of Experience.
The industry’s only Pervasive Data Intelligence company, Teradata, recently announced the appointment of Kathy Cullen-Cote as the CHRO (Chief Human Resources Officer), effective immediately. She will pilot the company’s HR initiatives, including talent management, workforce planning, training learning and development (TLD), and employee experience at Teradata. Prior to Kathy, Laura Nyquist was managing the dual roles of CHRO and General Counsel; she will continue with her role as the General Counsel from now on.
Teradata is a company that leverages the power of data to transform how businesses function. It delivers analytics that can be used to derive actionable insights and make strategic decisions. Oliver Ratzesberger, President and CEO at Teradata told that Kathy had over three decades of experience in various facets of HR and that she was a skilled leader with a talent for enhancing the employee experience, building a robust culture of employee engagement, and creating uniquely fascinating training and development programs.
“I am thankful for her commitment to diversity and inclusion, and I look forward to Kathy’s success in advancing the skills, motivation, and connections throughout our organization,” he said. He believed that as the firm continued its business transformation, it will also benefit from her vast knowledge in attentively channeling the cultural evolution required to support transformative growth.
Strong Belief in the Power and Strength of an Organization That Values Diversity and Inclusion
Kathy Cullen-Cote used to work with a Boston-based software company named PTC as the EVP and CHRO prior to joining Teradata. At PTC, Kathy directed the company’s development through global employee engagement initiatives, cultural transformation programs, and the implementation and adoption of advanced Human Resource systems. She had earlier served companies like Johnson and Johnson, Raytheon, Imark Communications, and Barry Controls in various HR-centric roles and was recently rewarded with the 2018 HR Leadership Forum Bob Gatti HR Leadership Excellence Award. She expressed pride in joining Teradata and looks forward to supporting and further inspiring the vibrant culture of the organization.
“With incredible employees that consistently apply their collective talent, time and expertise to help Teradata customers find answers to their toughest challenges, it’s easy to see that Teradata offers solutions and services that customers simply cannot find anywhere else,” Kathy Cullen-Cote quoted. She further added that she believed in the power and strength of an organization that values diversity and inclusion and was eagerly looking forward to helping the organization exceed the expectations set by its customers.