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Chief Human Resources Officer

Lisa Simeon is Abt Associates’ Chief Human Resources Officer.  Simeon has more than 20 years of experience in all aspects of human resources, including talent management, compensation, HR technology, organizational design/change management, leadership development and strategic planning.  Her global experience includes projects and assignments in China, India and Sweden. 

Prior to joining Abt, Simeon served as VP of HR Operations and Programs at Engility-SAIC a publicly traded, $2B professional services company with 7,000 employees. She was responsible for enterprise compensation, HRIS, HR compliance, learning and development, employee relations and organizational development.

Prior to this, she was VP of HR with ITT/Exelis--now Harris--where she was responsible for a $1.2B division that had more than 4,000 employees across the United States, Middle East, Germany and Australia and led a team of more than 50 HR professionals. During her tenure, she also led the enterprise talent management function, which included responsibility for the company talent review process and facilitated succession and leadership development plans across the top 200 high potentials and successor candidates within the company. 

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