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Carrie Galli

Global Chief People Officer

As Global Chief People Officer, Carrie Galli is charged with leading Essence's talent teams in 21 offices and 12 countries around the world.

A senior human resources executive with a proven ability to drive global initiatives through transformational talent and operational strategies, Carrie is passionate about building inclusive, performance-based cultures that deliver maximum impact to the business.

With two decades of experience across the marketing communications industry, she brings best-in-class talent strategies to Essence that address complex, ever-changing client needs and provides growth opportunities for Essence’s most valuable asset, its people.

Prior to Essence, Carrie was the Head of Human Resources at Real Chemistry, Executive VP, Global Director of Human Resources at Golin, Senior VP of Learning & Development at Edelman, and spent over 10 years in HR leadership roles at FCB Chicago.

Carrie holds a Master’s degree in Industrial Organizational Psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology and a BA from Ithaca College in New York. Based in the greater New York City area with her husband and two children, Carrie enjoys spending time with her golden retriever and traveling to any location surrounded by water.