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Nancy Vitale

san francisco, california, United States

I am the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Partners for Wellbeing, a boutique People/HR advisory and consulting firm that is dedicated to integrating total wellbeing into company culture, enabling them to be great places to work for all of their people. My team and I co-create solutions with our clients to establish a holistic wellbeing framework and strategy so that their people can become even better versions of themselves and these organizations can be higher performing, productive places where everyone can do their best work. We collaborate with experts to broker in solutions that are meaningful and relevant to our clients.

Throughout my career, I have been known as a Senior Human Resources Leader with extensive experience in complex organizational environments. I have demonstrated success in organizational change and achievement of business strategy and goals. I have broad industry experience including Pharmaceutical/Biotech, Consumer Products, Healthcare/Insurance, Consulting, Office Imaging, and Publishing.

I am also a Senior Faculty member of The Josh Bersin Academy, which launched in early 2019. Josh launched this global development academy for HR and talent professionals, which will also help support transformation for organizations around the world.

All of these career experiences have led me to helping other organizations effectively invest in the holistic wellbeing of their people as the key to living well, working well and being at their best. When people can be at their best, they can work at their best. This is my purpose and passion.

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Author 7
Influencer 0
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Entrepreneur 0
Total 7

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Diversity and Inclusion
HR 30.30
Innovation 30.13

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Consumer Products
Professional Services


1 Article/Blog
Wellbeing @ Work...a Business Imperative and a Moral Obligation.
July 17, 2019
I recently wrote an article for The Josh Bersin Academy to correspond with their launch of Wellbeing @ Work. I am reposting it below:

Employers today need to consider the holistic wellbeing of their people. I view this as both a business imperative and a moral obligation, and this Wellbeing @ Work program will help practitioners better prepare to address these needs from a multi-dimensional perspective.

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Tags: HR

2 Podcasts
The DNA of Innovative Culture
Great Place To Work
March 01, 2019
Nancy Vitale, the CHRO at Genentech, explains how the company’s culture starts with its patients. A leading company in biotech and pharma, Genentech has created a winning workplace by having a clarity of mission, which is to deliver life-saving drugs to millions of people around the world. Vitale shares what has kept the company among the best workplaces in the U.S. since it was founded in 1976 and how it continues to be one of the most innovative employers in the biotech industry.

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Tags: Innovation, HR

Genentech's purpose-driven culture
April 25, 2016
Nancy Vitale is the Vice President of Human Resources for Genentech and Regional Human Resources Head for Roche Pharma North America. She leads a team of nearly 200 HR professionals dedicated to creating a great place for the organization’s 14,000+ employees to do their best work. Before Genentech Nancy held high level HR positions at Gillette, P & G, and Deloitte Consulting.

The following are edited excerpts of her conversation with Stew Friedman. Full podcast.


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Tags: HR



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