Elizabeth Berman has been named chief people officer at Global Critical Logistics. Berman will drive the success of GCL’s diverse verticals from a people perspective by developing a best-in-class HR infrastructure that provides a high service level to both employees and customers.
Berman will work across GCL’s full spectrum of leading brands, including Rock-it Global, Dietl, Dynamic International, CARS, and Cosdel.
“I am a firm believer in building on our 45-year foundation by investing in our team and culture,” said Daniel Rosenthal, president and chief executive officer, GCL. “Elizabeth is the perfect partner to build out the people function. She combines leadership and compassion with data-driven decision-making and strategic thinking. By ensuring the right tools, resources, and infrastructure are available and accessible to all, Elizabeth will help our people support our customers, thrive in their jobs, and seize the many opportunities we have for career development.”
Berman is a champion of culture as a strong foundation for company success, and her career has included several leadership roles with revenue responsibility in both for-profit and nonprofit, large enterprise, and startups. She brings with her a firm belief in the importance of prioritizing mental health for all, which will be a fundamental value underpinning her work, as she begins with GCL.
Berman’s previous roles have seen her traverse the sports, entertainment, hospitality, and consumer products industries with organizations like Harris Blitzer Sports and Entertainment, Nike, Estee Lauder, and Vevo.
Berman has a track record of leading in rapidly changing, high-growth environments and is passionate about achieving a company’s vision by attracting and developing top, diverse talent, and building extraordinary levels of employee engagement. Based in Princeton, New Jersey, Berman is an active community member with multiple nonprofit organizations.
“I’m looking forward to advancing our global culture, while preserving each individual companies’ legacies,” said Berman. “In particular, I am excited about ensuring that the continued growth of GCL will positively impact employees’ careers. Core to my role, I will be ensuring our approach focuses on individual growth and development, while introducing new career pathways across the GCL portfolio.”