Pace Gallery, a leading international art gallery, has appointed Susan Lauher as Chief People and Culture Officer. Hanold Associates’ Katrina Maione and Sandra Peña led the search for this role based in New York City.
As Chief People and Culture Officer, Susan will lead the company’s HR function worldwide and serve as a member of the executive leadership team, collaborating as a strategic thought partner to lead the business while strategically shaping and elevating the HR function. In this role, Susan will report to Chief Operating Officer Chris Harnden and spearhead an elevation of the company’s HR function to more strategically contribute to the business strategy across the entire employee lifecycle. Prior to joining Pace Gallery, Susan Lauher served as Chief People Officer at Choreograph.
Pace Gallery represents some of the most influential contemporary artists and estates from the past century. Founded in 1960 by Arne Glimcher, the gallery advances its mission through a robust global program, comprising exhibitions, artist projects, public installations, institutional collaborations, performances and interdisciplinary projects. Pace also has a legacy in art bookmaking and has published over 500 titles in close collaboration with artists and introducing new voices. The gallery has 300 employees across nine locations worldwide, including London, Geneva, Palo Alto, New York City, Hong Kong and Seoul.