St. Petersburg, Fla. — HSN Inc. has promoted Maria Martinez to chief HR officer, effective immediately. In her new role, she will be responsible for providing leadership in executing human resources strategies in support of the company's business objectives.
She will have specific responsibility for talent acquisition and assessment, succession planning, leadership development, employee engagement, performance management, total rewards, and wellness programs. She will continue to be based at the company's headquarters in St. Petersburg.
Martinez has more than 20 years of experience in strategic planning, organizational development and team building. She joined HSN in 1995 as a manager in HR subsidiaries and was promoted to VP by 2005. Martinez then left HSN and went on to hold several senior-level positions in human resources for Bausch & Lomb and Darden Restaurants. Martinez joined HSNi in 2010, where she most recently served as Senior Vice President overseeing the talent management function for HSN and human resources and talent development for the Cornerstone brands