Deb Hughes joined ADP in 1988 and has spent over 30 years in field and enterprise wide HR roles supporting ADP leaders in achieving overall growth and business objectives and leading global HR teams. She currently serves as SVP, Transformation Communications and Change Management and HR for HR, responsible for providing HR support to the Global HR organization, coordinating our internal communication efforts in support of ADP’s transformation, and leading our global change leadership initiative.
Prior to this role, she held the HR leadership position as Division Vice President, HR, Global Enterprise Solutions (GES), supporting the National Account Services and Employer Services International portfolio of businesses serving clients in over 110 countries. Deb and her team drove talent activation, performance acceleration, and associate engagements for our leaders and teams across a worldwide portfolio.
Deb brings deep knowledge of ADP’s businesses, associates and organizational structures to her role and serves as a significant “voice” for our associates. She’s known as someone who leads with the end result in mind, always thinking about what is best for our associates, clients and businesses; and has a proven track record of successfully leading teams across ADP through strategic, ADP wide transformations.
Deb earned a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in Communications from Rutgers University and her Senior Professional in HR Certification in 2003. She is a Qualified Practitioner in Myers-Briggs Type Indicator training. She is also a board member of P.G. Chambers School whose mission is “discovering the unique potential with every child” serving 11 communities within New Jersey.
In this episode of Fairygodboss Radio, Romy is joined by Deb Hughes to discuss the advantages of voicing our ambitions.