Marcia J. Avedon 

This article accompanies Spin to Win.

Category: Organizations with 7,500 or more employees

Title: Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Communications and Corporate Affairs

Company: Ingersoll Rand, Davidson, N.C.

Key HR Challenges: Leading the HR work to create Allegion, a spin-off company, including organizational design, compensation and benefits programs, and the selection of the new company's CEO, leadership and board members. 

Key HR Accomplishments: Despite the organizational change and the spun-off company, IR reported record levels of key talent retention (95 percent) and employee engagement (top quartile scores among peer companies), as well as being named No. 1 in its industry by Fortune magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" list.

Oct 13, 2015
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