French technology company, IDEMIA Group, a global leader in Augmented Identity, has named top industry talent Astrid Warren as the new Chief People Officer and member of the Executive Committee. Warren with over 20 years of experience has led HR functions at global technology organizations including global company SITA.
In her new role, Warren will oversee the people strategy and agenda for the organization and report to IDEMIA Group President and CEO Pierre Barrial. She was earlier posted as senior vice president – Human Resources at SITA. Warren has also worked as HR Director – Middle East & Africa at Microsoft in Turkey.
IDEMIA, a security company headquartered in Courbevoie, France, provides identity-related security services and sells facial recognition and other biometric identification products and software to private companies and governments.
Prior to joining Microsoft in 1997, Warren was responsible for the HR function at Altron and HR Manager at Standard Bank of South Africa.
“I am very pleased to welcome Astrid Warren to IDEMIA’s executive committee. Astrid brings exceptional experience across all facets of human resources strategy and development on a global scale. Her deep experience in leading Human Resources in the tech industry – where she has spent her entire career – combined with a proven track record of building high-performing, diverse teams who deliver business results across regions and cultures, will be a great asset to our Group,” Pierre Barrial, President and CEO, IDEMIA Group, said.
Reacting over her new role at IDEMIA, Astrid Warren said, “I am honored to be joining IDEMIA, a Group with great ambitions and expertise for the future, and a company whose purpose – to make the world a safer place – is aligned with my personal values. My job in Human Resources has always been driven by my passion for helping people grow and develop their skills and I look forward to meeting and working with the teams at IDEMIA to help them expand their capacity to deliver business results.”