Borderfree, a market leader in international cross-border ecommerce solutions today announced that Tara Stevens has joined the company as Chief Human Resources Officer & SVP/HR. In this role, Ms. Stevens will be responsible for leading Borderfree’s human resources functions, and developing strategies to attract, develop and retain talent globally with a focus on building capability to drive business growth. Ms. Stevens comes to Borderfree with more than twenty years of human resources and operations experience.
“Tara will play a major role in ensuring alignment of Borderfree’s culture, values and business operating practices throughout the organization as we continue to grow and attract talented individuals in technology, ecommerce and logistics,” said Michael DeSimone, Chief Executive Officer of Borderfree. “We are pleased to welcome Tara to the Borderfree team and look forward to tapping into her proven ability to build high performance international teams that produce exceptional results.”
Tara joined Borderfree from global ad agency Foote, Cone & Belding (FCB) where she was SVP/Global Talent & Organizational Effectiveness. Prior to FCB, she was VP/HR & Organizational Effectiveness at Univision Communications, the largest Spanish-language media company in the U.S. Previously, she was head of human resources for The Wall Street Journal & Dow Jones Consumer Media Group and Sr. Human Resources Strategist for the Miami Dolphins and Dolphin Stadium where she had responsibility for human resources and guest services. She also served as VP/HR for Time Warner’s corporate headquarters division and Time Warner Book Group after working in human resources at MasterCard International.
“Borderfree has a forward-thinking culture and a deep commitment to innovation and collaboration with its retail partners,” said Ms. Stevens. “I’m thrilled to be a part of this great organization and look forward to helping guide the company’s talent acquisition strategy and culture as it continues to mature and expand.”
Tara graduated from Georgetown University’s School of Business with a B.S. in Business Administration and a triple major in finance, journalism and corporate communications.