Hydrow, a manufacturer and marketer of one of the world’s most advanced immersive fitness machines, has appointed Jacqueline Hazan as Chief People Officer. Hanold Associates’ Lisa Butkus and Mayank Parikh led the search for this Boston-area role.
As the Chief People Officer, Jacqueline will report to Founder and CEO, Bruce Smith, and work to create a people strategy that will help to scale the business. In this role, Jacqueline will create best-in-class talent strategies that attract, develop and retain talent, ensuring that Hydrow has the best people to contribute to creating the best products and best company. Jacqueline previously served as a VP of People Operations at EditShare, leading the company’s global HR function and creating an engaging employee experience.
In addition to its world-class rowing machine, Hydrow has also created an immersive experience around rowing. During their workouts, users can be transported to waterways around the world. The company also offers more than 2,000 classes taught by world class instructors, with live, on-demand and unguided rows as well as yoga and strength training. These shared experiences create a sense of community where users work towards better health. The company has outside investors including L Catteron, the world’s largest consumer-focused private equity firm, as well as celebrities such as Kevin Hart, Lizzo, and Justin Timberlake.
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