SAN FRANCISCO--(Hay Group, the global management consulting firm, announced today that Brandon Cherry will be taking over as the Market Leader for its San Francisco office. The announcement was made by Kevin Seaweard, Vice President and Managing Director for all of Hay Group’s consulting services in the Western United States.)--
“Michael Jensen has done an exceptional job of leading our West Coast operations and adding to the strength of our San Francisco office. Now, we look forward to him bringing his skills to our National Business Solutions team to further enhance our service to clients on their strategic people issues.”
In this role, Brandon will lead Hay Group’s West Coast market facing operations and continue to manage its executive compensation business in the West, a post he has held since 2011. In addition, he will take on the role of developing Hay Group’s service to a broad array of Western-based clients across the West market, with specific focus on public and pre-IPO technology, consumer goods and biotech. He will take on people management accountabilities for all San Francisco consulting resources.
Brandon is replacing Michael Jensen in the role of Market Leader. Michael will continue with Hay Group as a member of the National Business Solutions team, where he will continue to serve large, publicly-traded companies on their most pressing people-related strategic issues.
Gene Bauer, Hay Group’s Managing Director of the United States and Latin America, said, “Michael Jensen has done an exceptional job of leading our West Coast operations and adding to the strength of our San Francisco office. Now, we look forward to him bringing his skills to our National Business Solutions team to further enhance our service to clients on their strategic people issues.”
Before joining Hay Group in 2011, Brandon was a founding Principal with Presidio Pay Advisors, where he assisted clients in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors across various industries with the design and implementation of all components of compensation including base salary, cash incentives, and equity-based incentives.
“Brandon has proven himself as a dynamic leader of people and an outstanding consultant to Hay Group’s clients,” said Seaweard. “I and the other members of the U.S. leadership team are excited by Brandon’s consulting skills and leadership abilities which will continue to drive further growth and development on the West Coast.”
“I very much appreciate the opportunity Hay Group is providing me in this new role and am very excited to continue working with an exceptional group of consultants here on the West Coast,” said Cherry. ”I look forward to continuing to expand our presence in this unique and dynamic market.”
Prior to Presidio Pay, Brandon worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in Global Human Resources Solutions, designing and implementing equity and compensation solutions for large multi-national organizations. Brandon received his B.A. in economics from Stanford University, presents on various topics for the Northern California Human Resources Association, and is a contributor to WorkSpan magazine.
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