Maura Machold - Director Of Human Resources At Millennium Pharmaceuticals
Maura Machold of Chelmsford, Massachusetts, has developed a record of excellence in talent management during her more than 20 years in human resources. She is currently the Human Resources Director for Millennium Pharmaceuticals. She became Vice President of Human Resources for Sun Life Financial in 2008 after moving to Chelmsford and joining the company in 2005.
As a senior executive, she supported the organization’s mission and vision for its employees in the United States, Canada, and Ireland. Machold has focused her leadership energy on formulating and implementing both people and business strategies.
Prior to her time at Sun Life, she was a Human Resources Business Partner at Cisco Systems. Her strategic experience in that role included leveraging human resources technology to achieve results.
Before launching her career, she earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Saint Michael’s College in Winooski, Vermont. She later gained a wealth of human resources management experience in the corporate world. Ms. Machold held management positions at CMGI, Investors Bank & Trust Company, Electric Insurance, and Filene’s Basement.
She has managed teams of employees to execute a variety of human resource functions in her various management roles. Employee relations issues, the improvement of company human resource procedures, recruiting, compensation, benefit administration, employee development, and compliance are among her many areas of expertise.
In addition, she has worked in the corporate mergers and acquisitions arena in restructuring and repositioning an existing workforce. Her experience has also included overseeing the hiring process abroad.
Maura Machold currently resides in Chelmsford and is the mother of three children. She enjoys kayaking, hiking, and sailing and has traveled extensively throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, Mexico, and the Caribbean.