NEW YORK – January 5, 2023 – Forbes announced today that Ali Intres has been promoted to Chief Human Resources Officer, reporting to Forbes CEO Mike Federle. In this role, Intres will lead the HR organization for Forbes, encompassing recruitment, training and development, benefits administration, HR systems, culture and inclusion, and more.
Intres, who joined Forbes as SVP of Human Resources & Talent Management in 2020, is an industry veteran with a notable background in media and advertising who will continue to propel Forbes’ people-first culture forward. Intres’ passion for Forbes’ purpose-driven mission has been a driving force in many accomplishments during her tenure, including the rollout of more widespread health benefits, an innovative compensation structure, a hybrid work model, flexible time off, career development and training, and a prioritization of business resource groups (BRGs) to highlight, support and nurture Forbes employees.
“Ali has led pivotal changes within our HR department, including new employee benefits, a more robust compensation program and systems upgrades to support our growing business,” said Mike Federle, Chief Executive Officer, Forbes. “Since coming on board, Ali has navigated the challenges of pandemic and shift to hybrid work and has worked diligently to upgrade and modernize our processes which has been a key byproduct of – and will help continue to guide – Forbes’ growth. She’s helping to make Forbes one of the best places to work in media.”
“Forbes is a brand that’s constantly evolving, innovating and looking to the future,” said Ali Intres, Chief Human Resources Officer, Forbes. “The entrepreneurial spirit that is emblematic of the Forbes brand has allowed us to try new things, improve upon existing systems and help shape the future of work at one of the most renowned business media networks in the world.”
Intres joined Forbes from Digitas, where she served as Senior Vice President of Talent and Business Operations for the East Coast and was a member of the agency’s leadership team. Prior to Digitas, Intres worked at Time, Inc., where she oversaw all facets of HR for the company’s central business groups.