Peter Sanborn

Peter Sanborn

Pete Sanborn is managing director, human capital advisory of Aon Hewitt’s Talent, Rewards and Performance Practice. He consults with multinationals in HR and talent strategy, HR assessment and organization design, corporate restructuring and HR transformation.

Some of his clients include: BASF, Bayer, Becton Dickinson, EMC, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, General Electric, Generali, Huawei Technologies, LG Electronics, MetLife, Merck KGaA, Philips Electronics and Wal-Mart Stores.

He has more than 20 years of experience with Aon Hewitt in business leadership roles in North America and Europe in HR consulting, client relationship management and outsourcing. He has played a lead role in some of the firm’s largest global projects involving business and HR restructuring and cross-border mergers and acquisitions. In a previous role, Sanborn led Aon Hewitt’s talent and organizational consulting practice in Europe.

He has been a featured speaker on topics including HR strategy, leadership and governance, M&A and HR restructuring at conferences including the World Employment Conference, Center for Advance Human Resources Studies, the Global HR Forum and the WorldatWork. He has also written articles published in business and HR publications globally.

Prior to joining Hewitt, he worked in HR management roles at Groupe Danone and Westinghouse. He is based in Atlanta.

Sanborn has a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University in industrial and labor relations and an M.B.A. from New York University in international business and finance.

Recent Articles by Peter Sanborn

Beat Brain Drain: Boost Your Talent Pool

Overview Shifting demographics are starting to reshape the workforce. As baby boomers retire, in most developed markets there will simply be fewer people of working age to fill positions. Not only is the pool of locally available replacement talent shrinking, but competition for their talent is on the rise. The people shortage is exacerbated by […]

Keeping Institutional Knowledge

The world of work is facing a perfect storm when it comes to retaining talent and knowledge. As the baby boomer generation – those born between 1946 and 1964 – reaches retirement age, younger workers are changing jobs more frequently than ever before. Youth unemployment is at record levels in many countries, meaning the next […]

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