ORE. (January 29, 2013) – Port Taps New HR Director
of Portland Executive Director Bill Wyatt has selected Bobbi Stedman as the
Port’s new human resources director. She will replace Gail Woodworth who
retired early this year.
comes to the Port from Vestas Wind Systems, where she was vice president,
people and culture, for the firm’s global sales office and senior vice
president, people and culture, Vestas-American and Vestas-Canadian Wind
her leadership, she led Vestas through a large restructuring effort, created a
talent management program, and oversaw the development of a market-based
compensation platform. During her tenure, key responsibilities included
employee relations, staffing, compensation, benefits, organizational
development, coaching and training functions, and health safety.
is a perfect match for the Port,” said Wyatt. “She brings a wealth of human
resources and management experience with a true global perspective that will
ensure our greatest resource—our staff--is ready and able to take advantage of
market opportunities and face challenges that come our way.”
to joining Vestas, Stedman was director of human resources at Philips Medical
Systems NA in Bothell, WA and the director of human resources at adidas
-Salomon North America.
is a member of the Society for Human Resources Management and the International
will join the Port on February 11.