Mirka Straathof

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Country: Netherlands
  Position: Regional Director Productized Services Fast Growing Markets - CEE
  Korn Ferry Hay Group


Mirka's presentation: Transforming HR for Greater Business Impact

  • How Big Data is transforming corporate business and HR landscape
  • Big Data in HR: Hype or Opportunity
  • New capabilities required for HR
  • Smart Data for strategic workforce planning


Mirka's bio:

Mirka Straathof is heading up the online HR tools division of Hay Group in Central and Eastern Europe, Balkans, Russia & Turkey since October 2009. She ensures the sales and delivery of a suite of proven and standardized online tools designed to help clients with managing their recurring HR processes. Her main experience is in the banking, FMCG and oil&gas sectors. As a Consultant Mirka supported companies in developing processes, systems and strategies in the areas of job evaluation, grading, reward, management development and performance management for them to be able to retain, develop and attract the right people in the context of a highly competitive labor market.

Mirka has studied International Management with specialization in Organization and Change Management at Maastricht University and Psychology and Operations Management studies in Colorado, United States. She started her career as a Junior Consultant with Hay Group in Zeist, The Netherlands in 1999 and worked as a Consultant and Business Developer for Hay Group Baltics in 2003. She joined the rapidly growing Russian Hay Group office in 2004, taking up several roles: Senior Consultant, Project Manager, Client Relationship Manager, Business Developer, Recruiter, and Team Leader. As member of the Russian Management Team, she strongly contributed to the development of the Russian business. Moreover, she has been actively involved in project management and business development in the CIS region.