Jorge Figueredo (born in
Cuba) is the executive vice president of human resources
at McKesson Corporation.
Mr. Figueredo was named HR "Executive of the Year" by Human
Resource Executive magazine in 1999 and was listed among the 100
"Most Influential Hispanics" by Hispanic Business
magazine in 2004. Mr.
Figueredo also served as a David Rockefeller Fellow with the
Partnership for New York City in 2000.
Mr. Figueredo previously was the senior vice president for Human
Resources at Dow Jones &
. And he was the president of Liz Claiborne International
from May 1999 to
February 2007 and senior vice president of Human Resources from May
1994 to December 2000.
Mr. Figueredo currently serves as Chair of the Board of Advisers to
College of Arts and Sciences
. In 2004, Mr. Figueredo was
honored for his accomplishments with a Fairfield University Alumni
Professional Achievement Award.
Figueredo received his Bachelors of Arts degree from Fairfield
University in 1982 with a major in English and a minor in
international business and received his Masters in Business
Administration in international finance from the New York University Stern School of
Business in 1995.