Patagonia Appoints Head of North America Health, Wellness, Payroll & Compliance from Search by Hanold Associates

Patagonia has appointed Audrey Allison as Head of North America Health, Wellness, Payroll & Compliance. Hanold Associates’ Meg Magurany and Adam Watson led the search for this critical role.

Joining Patagonia as Head of NA Health, Wellness, Payroll & Compliance, Audrey will lead four direct reports and a team of 12 across subfunctions. Audrey will provide strategic direction and oversight for the company’s health and welfare programs, benefits, payroll/tax operations and employment policy compliance programs. This role reports to Shannon Ellis, the Head of NA People and Culture + Global Ops.  Audrey previously served as Director, Global HR Operations & Total Rewards at LogicMonitor.

Originally focused on climbing gear, Patagonia has since expanded into apparel and accessories for a range of outdoor sports and activities, including ski/snowboarding, surfing, mountain biking and more. Beyond apparel and accessories, Patagonia sells food under its Patagonia Provisions brand, which addresses environmental issues within the food supply chain. Headquartered in Ventura, California, Patagonia has more than 100 retail stores in the US, Europe and Asia and sells their products through specialty retailers, catalogs, or its self-owned website and stores. Patagonia is in business to save our home planet and utilizes all available resources to help alleviate environmental issues around the world.