Chief Human Resources Officer, Workday Inc.
Pleasanton, Calif.-based Workday Inc. has named Ashley Goldsmith chief human resources officer. Goldsmith has global responsibility for human resources, internal communications and the organization's Workday Foundation.
Prior to joining Workday, Goldsmith held the position of CHRO and executive vice president at Polycom. She also filled the role of senior vice president of human resources, corporate communications and environmental health and safety for the tissue diagnostics division at F. Hoffman-LaRoche. In addition, she has served as CHRO at Ventana Medical Systems and vice president of human resources for the Northern division of the Home Depot.
Goldsmith earned a master's degree in business administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, a master's degree in human resource development from Georgia State University, and a bachelor's degree in psychology from Vanderbilt University.