Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
Michele Fournier, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, works in partnership with our executive leaders to drive high performance and develop the people and growth strategies. As Chief Human Resources Officer, she is responsible for the global management of PAREXEL’s HR operations, as well as the compensation and benefits, learning and development, leadership and organizational development, people analytics, and talent acquisition centers of excellence, as well as the Company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives.
In her role as Senior Vice President, Ms. Fournier has global responsibility for the design and management of all PAREXEL total reward programs, and has led the compensation, benefits, payroll, HRIS and HR M&A functions during her tenure.
Prior to joining PAREXEL, Ms. Fournier held a variety of senior Human Resource leadership roles in the United States and abroad, having completed several short-term expat assignments in various European offices. Most recently, she was Corporate Vice President of Global Human Resources and Corporate Services at PTC in Needham, Massachusetts. She also worked as a consultant and held compensation and benefit leadership positions at Cambridge Technology Partners (CTP), William M. Mercer, and Medtronic.
Ms. Fournier has a keen interest in innovational approaches to elementary and secondary education and personalized learning. She currently serves as the Chair of the Board of Directors at the Tremont School in Lexington, Massachusetts.
Ms. Fournier earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan and is a Certified Compensation Professional (CCP).