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Harriet Harty || Retired Chief Administrative Officer, ADT ||

Harriet Harty is a Senior Business Executive who brings the strong combination of Human Resources expertise and financial acumen. Throughout her career, she has championed, influenced, and inspired values-based cultures that drive performance by aligning HR strategies with business needs.

Harriet is currently ADT’s Executive Vice President and Chief Administration Officer where she is responsible for Human Resources, Real Estate & Facilities, Corporate Security, Employee Health & Safety Compliance, and Business Continuity. Prior to joining ADT, Harriet served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at Sompo International. Previous to, Harriet served over 23 years at Allstate Insurance Company in various leadership roles, including their Chief Human Resource Officer.

As Executive Vice President of Human Resources for Allstate, Harriet functioned as the Chief Human Resources Officer and led an HR organization of more than 600 employees dispersed across the globe. She held responsibility for all human resources functions, including recruitment, development, and rewards for more than 70,000 employees and exclusive agents. She led and advised the Board of Directors and facilitated the Compensation and Succession Committee meetings, most recently successfully designed and implemented a succession plan for the retirement of the President of Allstate, and developed and executed innovative, data-driven talent strategies, including preparing the organization for the workforce of the future.

Harriet also has extensive Board of Directors experience, having served on the Advisory Board Member for After School Matter and a Board Member for Women Employed. She earned a Master of Business Administration in Marketing from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago. She is also a Certified Public Accountant.

Harriet is a native of Chicago and currently lives in Park Ridge, Illinois with her husband, John and daughter, Carissa. She enjoys exercise, reading and traveling with her family.