Maria Martinez was elevated to the role of chief human resources officer at HSN, Inc., a $3.4 billion interactive multichannel retailer.
Martinez most recently served as an SVP at HSNi overseeing talent development. In her new role, she will be responsible for providing leadership in executing human resources strategies in support of the company's business objectives, according to the company. She will have specific responsibility for talent acquisition and assessment, succession planning, leadership development, employee engagement, performance management, total rewards, and wellness programs.
"Maria has developed and spearheaded a number of internal initiatives that have supported our strategic objectives and made an impact across the HSNi portfolio of brands," said Mindy Grossman, HSNi’s CEO. "She is innovative and results-oriented and her proven track record as a leader and expertise in human resources makes her the perfect candidate for this position."
Martinez first joined HSN in 1995 as a manager in human resources and was promoted to vp in 2005. She left HSN and went on to hold several senior-level positions in human resources for Bausch & Lomb and Darden Restaurants. She also established the Laser Spine Institute's human resources function. She rejoined HSN in 2010 as an SVP.