HR Director - Supply Chain, Campbell International Division
Kirsty Kratzmann is HR Director for Supply Chain, in the Campbell International division of Campbell Soup Company. Campbell is a global food company headquartered in Camden, N.J., which makes a range of soups and simple meals, beverages, biscuits, snacks and packaged fresh foods and is NYSE quoted.
In her current role Kirsty partners with the VP of Supply Chain, and is responsible for strategy and operations for Human Resources across Australia and New Zealand, while also representing the International division as a member of the Global Supply Chain HR team.
Kirsty has enjoyed a 16-year career in Human Resources with Campbell Soup Company, spanning multiple roles and geographies. Recently Kirsty spent three years in Denmark as the HR Lead for the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region, made up primarily of the Kelsen Group, a Danish company, recently been acquired by Campbell’s. In this role, Kirsty partnered with the President of EMEA and led the integration of the Kelsen Group into the Campbell’s global organisation from both an HR and Change Advisor and champion perspective.
Since commencing with Campbell Arnott’s Asia Pacific as a Training Officer in 2002, Kirsty has held a range of increasingly senior roles, from HR Coordinator to HR Director. Primarily based in QLD, she has worked in roles supporting the manufacturing facility in Brisbane, as well as in regional roles supporting the broader Campbell Arnott’s organisation. She has spent time in both generalist and specialist functions, including Talent Management support, and more recently leading the myHR Services, Payroll and HR function for the International division.
Through these diverse experiences in HR and Leadership roles, Kirsty strongly connects the role of HR to the commercial needs of the business in a fast-paced, changing environment. Kirsty is a well-respected and dynamic leader with experiences across many different geographies and a passion for experiencing different cultures and environments and developing people. Her focus is on creating an environment where individuals and teams are free to critically and creatively challenge the status quo, while finding new ways for the HR function to partner with the business to achieve strategic and operational objectives, and drive growth and performance in a sustainable manner. Kirsty’s most valued leadership traits are honesty, transparency, constructive challenge, inclusion and development.
Kirsty holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources and Communication from Queensland University of Technology in Australia. She is married to Aaron and has three children.