Mamoon Syed

Mamoon Syed is Senior Vice President and Chief People Officer. Mamoon provides leadership and strategic direction for all areas of Human Resources and partners closely with other senior executives and leaders to provide vision and guidance for human capital. This includes the development of strategic programs, policies and practices that drive results in support of the organization’s mission, vision, and business and operational objectives, while promoting a positive culture of high performance.

In his previous role at The Ohio State University (OSU) in Columbus, Ohio, Mamoon served as chief human resources officer and associate vice president for Human Resources, Health Sciences at Wexner Medical Center and interim chief human resources officer and senior associate vice president, Human Resources for the university as a whole. Among other accomplishments at OSU, he advised university leaders on strategic talent and cultural matters, and improved the medical center’s employee engagement score, physician contract approval turnaround times, and staff, physician and faculty member turnover rates. He also partnered with the chief diversity officer to develop an integrated diversity plan to enhance the university’s commitment to inclusive excellence.

Prior to his role at OSU, Mamoon served as vice president, Human Resources and Support Services at Rady Children’s Hospital and Health Center in San Diego, Calif., and vice president, Human Resources at Children’s Hospital of Orange County in Orange, Calif. There he repositioned the department for success and served as the first executive to lead an initiative between Rady Children’s and CHOC to identify collaborative talent management opportunities.