Worldwide Managing Director of Human Resources

Michele Chase is the Managing Director of Human Resources Worldwide where she is responsible for developing and implementing effective HR strategy to support overall business objectives through employee relations, organizational design, change management, talent acquisition and retention, conflict resolution and leadership development.

Prior to returning to Burson, Michele was the Head of Human Resources at Teneo Holdings, LLC, a CEO advisory firm, where she built structure around the HR function for the fast growing start-up from employee policies, employee relations, performance management, staff development, recruitment and strategic staffing globally.

Prior to Teneo, Michele was the Global Managing Director of Human Resources for Burson-Marsteller managing Human Resources and a member of the global executive team where she was deeply involved in all talent decisions for the firm. She had joined Burson back in 2006 as the US Managing Director of Human Resources.

Prior to joining Burson, Michele led Human Resources for Financial Dynamics. She was the head of HR and Artist Relations for Windup Records, was a Director of HR for USA Cable, Inc. and had worked at the sports management firm, IMG, where her career in HR began.

Michele graduated with a degree in Business Economics from the University of Pittsburgh.