Portrait: Kirsten Marriner

Kirsten Marriner

Senior Vice President and Chief People Officer

Kirsten Marriner was named senior vice president – chief people officer of The Clorox Company in March 2016.

A seasoned leader with more than 20 years of 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, implemented an HR service delivery model within her first year 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, Marriner served in an HR leadership role for KeyCorp and worked in the HR consulting practices at both Deloitte and KPMG.

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