Underwriter’s Laboratories Inc. has appointed Martha Peterson as Head of Global Total Rewards. Hanold Associates’ Kile Hanold led the search for this role based in Chicago.
UL is the global leader in safety science. For more than 127 years, UL has helped to enable the possibilities of today while looking ahead to safeguard the unknowns of tomorrow. The company helps its customers achieve safety, security and sustainability goals, meet quality and performance expectations, manage risk and achieve regulatory compliance. Today, UL’s 14,000 employees work at more than 230 locations around the world, with its headquarters office in Northbrook, Illinois. The company’s facilities comprise laboratories, testing and certification facilities that serve customers in more than 100 countries.
Martha previously served as a Vice President, Global Executive Compensation and Stock Programs at Walgreens Boots Alliance. Joining UL as Head of Global Total Rewards, Martha will focus on creating a more strategic, forward thinking total rewards function. In this role, Martha reports to UL’s EVP and Chief HR Officer, Linda Chapin.