Post-merger integration consultant, George Bennett, GPMIP USA

Karen Hasenauer
Senior Executive Advisor


People profiles

Karen Hasenauer

Professional Background

  • Karen’s mission is to enable every organization, regardless of size or scope, to achieve excellence in their HR Operations. 
  • Prior Global Head (SVP) of HR Operations at a leading fintech organization, leading the global HR transformation and several global acquisitive actions.
  • Karen is an alumnus of Western Governors University. She holds a BS in Human Resource Management and Human Development; currently pursuing her MBA. 
  • Karen is a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and an LSS Blackbelt.

M&A Skills & Expertise

  • 10+ Successful Global Transformation initiatives including implementation of Workday/Oracle for Multinational organizations. 
  • Led HR Operations for 4 Global $1B+ M & A transactions and several divestitures.
  • Built successful consulting practice (now part of Accenture).
  • Leadership for global HR BPO organization with AMS.
  • In-house delivery of transformation programs to fortune 500 organizations. 
  • 15+ years leadership expertise to serve as a key influencer and disruptive change agent with innate talent for rebuilding and designing world class HR solutions.
  • System Expertise: Workday, SAP, Salesforce, Servicenow, and multiple Oracle solutions.

Project Highlights

  • Reclaimed $800M in direct customer revenue retention over five years with an industry-leading CCRP that accommodates increased global customer screening and testing demands and features governance and controls.
  • Designed and implemented client facing Project Management Office (PMO) which improved CSAT scores by 15% and retained two Enterprise clients worth $29M annually.
  • Selected by fortune 500 CIO to lead 2 year $80M spend reduction work stream. Delivered $63M realized savings in year one. 
  • Provided leadership for current state HR operations teams and led HR transformation for 4th largest non-profit Healthcare organization in the US.
  • Drove $18M global cost reduction via an HR vendor management redesign and migration from a regional transactional to a global centralized service delivery model.

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