The 2017 CHRO of the Year Award Recipient!
The CHRO of the Year Award was established to recognize the strategic business value a CHRO brings to an organization. The honoree has been selected for her overall leadership, guidance of the HR function and commitment to driving the business forward. As a steward and strategist, her contributions to the HR profession, organization and community all make her more than worthy of this recognition.
The recipient for the 2017 CHRO of The Year Award is:
Beth Albright, SPHR
Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Beth Albright has over 25 years of HR experience covering business and corporate HR in chemical, service, packaging, and construction industries with domestic and global accountability. In Nov 2014 she joined DuPont as the head of HR for Chemours which was spun from DuPont in July 2015 into a publically traded, stand-alone company. Chemours has operations in 34 countries serving customers in over 130 countries.
Prior to DuPont, Ms. Albright was Sr. Vice President HR at Day & Zimmermann; VP, Global Human Resources at Tekni-Plex, Inc., and also held progressive HR leadership & managerial positions at Rohm and Haas (now Dow Advanced Materials), FMC Corporation, General Chemical and Fluor Daniel.
Throughout her career, Ms. Albright has held several roles in HR supporting Business Units as well as Manufacturing, Research, Operations and Business Services organizations. She has developed and implemented workforce and talent management strategies and processes across all regions of the world. She has been the head of HR for 3 companies at various stages of their lifecycles. Ms. Albright’s varied experience gives her a 360 degree perspective of an organization and the impact human resources can have.
Ms. Albright holds a Bachelor of Science in Labor & Industrial Relations from Penn State University, an Advanced Executive HR certification from Ross Business School at the University of Michigan, and had been SPHR-certified since 1996.
Ms. Albright is on the Board of Directors for Penn State’s School of Labor and Employment Relations, as well as the Board of Directors for Crozer-Keystone Health System a network of 5 community hospitals which was recently sold to Prospect Medical Holding. She was also a founding member of the Philadelphia-based International Employers Forum.
Outside of work, Ms. Albright enjoys exercising, gardening and spending time with her family. She and her family reside in Garnet Valley, Pennsylvania.