Hanold Associates Launches Search for VP Global HR & People Operations for Tradeshift


Tradeshift Holdings has tapped Hanold Associates for the Vice President Global Human Resources & People Operations search.

Keri Gavin and Katie Traines lead the search for the role that will report to Chief of Staff & SVP of Strategy and Process, Anja Moller Eriksen, and operate from the Tradeshift headquarters in San Francisco, California.

The VP Global Human Resources & People Operation will be instrumental in operationalizing Tradeshift’s cultural values across the company’s global footprint and will have a unique opportunity to participate in scaling a 7-year-old, multi-million-dollar market leader up to, and through, a successful IPO.

Founded in 2010, Tradeshift is the world’s largest business commerce platform that connects buyers and sellers and connects more than 1.5 million companies across 190 countries. The company is on track to process over half a trillion USD in transaction value and have a marketplace containing 28 million SKUs.

Tradeshift is backed by industry-leading investors, such as: Scentan Ventures, American Express Ventures, HSBC, Santander InnoVentures and Wipro Ventures. In 2011, the company moved their headquarters from Copenhagen to San Francisco and now have more than 600 employees in their offices in Copenhagen, New York, London, Paris, Suzhou, Tokyo, Munich, Frankfurt, Sydney, Bucharest, Oslo, Stockholm and Kuala Lumpur.