Leader, Strategic Workforce Planning
James Gallman began his career as a research process engineer in the United States at the Rohm and Haas Company. He was involved in the several plant start ups and plant optimization processes for the 7 years he worked in process engineering. Later, James moved to become the HR Branding Manager for Rohm and Haas' Asia Pacific region and relocated from the US to China, and then took on the responsibility of workforce planning globally for R&H. In 2009, James joined Holcim as the Head of Workforce Planning, based in Zurich and working globally. James' work there focused on building the organizational capabilities in workforce planning.
In 2012, James joined GE as the Leader of Strategic Workforce Planning and is working at the highest levels of the organization to build GE’s SWP capability. He is a widely respected practitioner and speaker, and an expert in SWP.