The Chicago Cubs have appointed Shabnam Seddigh Hargrove as Senior Director of Total Rewards & HR Operations. Hanold Associates’ Sonia Nagra, Katrina Maione and Hans Henson led the Chicago, Illinois-based search.
As Sr. Dir. of Total Rewards & HR Operations, Shabnam will oversee both HR operations and total rewards. Shabnam will focus on leveraging programs and implementing strategies throughout these functions, iterating and innovating to create efficiencies. In this role, Shabnam will report to Senior Vice President of HR Sarah Schultz and lead a team of three direct reports. Prior to joining the Chicago Cubs, Shabnam served as Director, Compensation & Benefits at Ryerson.
One of the most iconic teams in professional sports, the Chicago Cubs have a rich history. Established in 1871, the Cubs have been a charter member of MLB’s National League since 1876. The team has won the National League pennant 17 times and the World Series three times. The historic Wrigley Field has been the home of the Chicago Cubs since 1914, and the team employs ~1,500 game day associates, most of whom are seasonal, and nearly 500 in the front office.