Parsons Corp. has tapped Susan Balaguer as its chief human resources officer, effective immediately.
Balaguer joins Parsons from Serco Inc., where she was the senior vice president and CHRO. She will lead enterprisewide HR functions, including talent acquisition, talent mobility, compensation and benefits, business unit partnership and employee engagement.
She will be based in Centreville, Virginia, reporting to Parsons President and CEO Carey Smith.
“Susan’s expertise will advance our position as an employer of choice and enhance every part of our employee experience,” Smith said. “Her mission-focused approach and deep industry experience are invaluable to driving our employee satisfaction and will continue strengthening our culture and focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion.”
Balaguer brings over three decades of HR experience, including implementing recruiting and talent development programs, leading merger and acquisition activity, automating HR processes and revamping benefit and compensation programs.
“I am very excited to join Parsons as the HR leader and look forward to focusing on and recognizing our highly capable workforce who are delivering critical support across our business every day,” Balaguer said. “Diversity is already fundamental to our culture, and I couldn’t be prouder to join a company that embraces engagement and inclusion, making delivering a better world more seamless.”