Meet the Speaker:

Adwoa Dadzie

Chief People Officer, Hearst Magazines

Adwoa Dadzie is chief people officer of Hearst Magazines, one of the world’s largest publishers of monthly magazines, with more than 25 brands in the U.S. and nearly 250 international magazine editions. In this role, Dadzie oversees the division’s people and culture department, which comprises the HR business partner, people operations and talent acquisition teams.

Dadzie joined Hearst Magazines in 2022 with more than 15 years of experience working across various functions in human resources. Previously, she served as vice president, head of people experience, for the fitness and lifestyle brand SoulCycle.

Prior to that, Dadzie was vice president of human resources for Comcast Cable, where she was responsible for designing the global employee experience and partnering with leadership on performance management, talent strategy and cultural and organizational health.

In 2007, Dadzie joined the human resources team at PepsiCo, gaining valuable knowledge in the consumer product industry, before joining Nestlé USA and later Nestlé Waters, where she held several senior-level human resources roles.

Dadzie is a graduate of Trinity College and received her master’s degree in Industrial Organizational Psychology from New York University. She currently resides in New Jersey.