Chicago Market Lead
I pride myself in the ability to develop strong relationships and build coalitions with executives across business functions.
My energy and inexhaustible commitment to directing HR strategies and programs that integrate people, process and technology helps me ignite measurable improvements that drive sustained business performance in organizations.
Tim Simmons is a Global HR Leader & Executive HR Consultant who has helped leading global businesses to optimize their HR practices and reshape their global talent philosophy through change programs focused on digital, cultural, and HR strategy transformations.
Over the past 15 years, he has established himself as a trusted advisor at top Fortune companies representing a Big 4 Consulting Firm and serving in a global HR leadership role at a Biopharmaceutical giant.
His big-picture perspective combined with his business value focus has resulted in HR transformation programs that produce tangible outcomes for the business while increasing the agility of the organization to meet current and future challenges from a talent development perspective.
- Led AbbVie’s $22M digital and culture transformation program that included the insourcing of HR Operations, Payroll and Support for 30+ countries in the US, Latin America, and Asia Pacific.
- Revamped AbbVie’s Enterprise Talent Philosophy, creating a talent pipeline by building development programs for VPs and Directors for the operations function, then creating an enterprise Emerging Leader Program.
- Recognized with 2 AbbVie One HR Awards for a major Workday implementation and for leading the Enterprise Critical Role Initiative for operations.
- Led HR transformation engagements through all project lifecycle phases, from pre-sales and strategy to technology integration and support to process redesign and training at global companies in hospitality, telecommunications, and other key industries.