Susan Lucas-Conwell named Global CEO

Great Place to Work® Names Susan Lucas-Conwell Global CEO

Lucas-Conwell to increase global collaboration among Great Place to Work offices.

SAN FRANCISCO – August 21, 2012 – Today, Great Place to Work® announced that Susan Lucas-Conwell has assumed the role of Global Chief Executive Officer. Lucas-Conwell will oversee the Great Place to Work team that supports operations across 45 countries, including the US subsidiary for which she assumed the role of CEO in September 2011.

“Susan has been vital to strategically positioning Great Place to Work for rapid growth,” said Robert Levering, Co-Founder of Great Place to Work® Institute. “Her track record and rich experience makes her the right leader to support the continued growth of the Great Place to Work network worldwide.”

José Tolovi, Jr., who held the position of Global Chief Executive Officer for two years, was named Chairman of the Board. Tolovi, with more than 30 years of international experience advising companies on effectively fostering great workplaces, will head the Board’s investment taskforce.

“This is an important time for the company as we continue expanding our global presence,” said Tolovi. “I’ve had the pleasure of working with Susan over the last year and have confidence that together we will lead this company toward an even brighter future.”

Lucas-Conwell was elected to Great Place to Work Institute Inc.’s Board of Directors in May 2012.
Prior to joining Great Place to Work, Lucas-Conwell had been Chief Executive Officer of SVForum and has held executive positions with Cartier International, Bausch & Lomb’s Ray-Ban and General Mills.