Portrait: Kirsten Marriner

Kirsten Marriner

Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer

Kirsten Marriner was named executive vice president – chief people officer effective January 2019, having joined the company as senior vice president – chief people officer in March 2016. In this role, Marriner leads the company’s global human resources organization.

A seasoned leader with more than 25 years’ experience in human resources and a track record of driving change, improving processes and strategically managing costs, Marriner was most recently the senior vice president and chief human resources officer at Omnicare, a Fortune 500 healthcare services company that was acquired by CVS Health Corporation in August 2015. During her time at Omnicare, she developed a business-aligned HR organization using a new HR service delivery model and transformed the corporate culture and rewards programs. While optimizing HR expenses and headcount, she drove improvements in key business metrics. 

Previously, Marriner served in a variety of progressive leadership roles for Fifth Third Bank, most recently as senior vice president, director of talent management and development. During her tenure, she held other key leadership positions including vice president of divisional human resources and vice president of compensation and performance management. Before joining Fifth Third Bank, she served in an HR leadership role for KeyCorp and worked in the HR consulting practices at both Deloitte and KPMG. 

She is a member of the board of directors of Bridgepoint Education and serves as a director on the Advisory Leadership Board for Diversity MBA, A P&L Group Brand.

Marriner holds a bachelor’s degree from John Carroll University and a master’s degree in business administration from Cleveland State University.