C&S Wholesale Grocers announced Miriam Ort will become the next Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO), effective Dec. 2. She will succeed CHRO Asad Husain, who is retiring as of Dec. 31. Miriam will report to Mike Duffy, CEO.
“Miriam is a highly experienced Human Resources leader that has driven transformational programs and initiatives that support long-term business growth for a variety of companies in complex industries,” Duffy said. “She brings the right approach, skills and focus to continue evolving our culture and talent priorities, as we evolve on our journey to become an employer of choice. We look forward to Miriam joining the C&S Family.”
Since 2017, Miriam has served as SVP, Human Resources, Americas as Avis Budget Group. Prior to this, she held positions of increasing responsibility at PepsiCo and Avon Products. Miriam earned a master’s degree in Human Resource Management from Rutgers University and a bachelor’s degree from Thomas Edison State College.
Miriam is an accomplished author that has written many thought-leadership publications and is a frequent contributor to HR publications and forums, including Harvard Business Review online and The Conference Board. She is the co-author of the best-selling book One Page Talent Management: Eliminating Complexity, Adding Value by Harvard Business Press.