POV on the Business of Sustainability with GreenBiz’s Heather Clancy

We're excited to launch this new POV format where, once a month, I go head-to-head with a featured guest. For our first POV episode, we welcome Heather Clancy, the Vice President and Editorial Director at GreenBiz. GreenBiz Group is a media and events, member-based company that recognizes the inextricable link between climate change and social change. Join Heather and I in a critical discussion around the climate and sustainability landscape, how business is showing up, and why we both believe there is strong cause for optimism. Lead With We is Produced by Goal 17 Media.

Guest bio

Tracey Franklin is the Chief Human Resources Officer at Moderna. Tracey joined Moderna in October 2019 and is responsible for leading the accelerated build of the company from ~700 employees to over 3,000 in under 2 years. Originally Massachusetts-based clinical-stage biotech to now operating commercially in 12 countries around the world, talent and culture have been a critical focus area. Tracey is part of the leadership team that brought the company’s first product to market–a lifesaving vaccine to assist in a global pandemic.

Ms. Franklin joins Moderna following 15 years at Merck & Co., Inc. where she most recently led Merck’s global talent strategy as Vice President, HR Chief Talent, and Strategy Officer and served on Merck’s HR Leadership Team. In this role, Ms. Franklin was responsible for leading the vision, development, and execution of the company’s Talent and Workforce Strategy with a focus on evolving the organizational culture and talent for the future. Ms.Franklin’s previous leadership roles included responsibility for HR for all divisions in the European region, head of HR for the U.K. and Ireland subsidiaries of Merck, and HR Operations leader responsible for HR program implementation across Merck’s global footprint. She was based in Switzerland, the U.K., and the U.S.

Ms. Franklin holds a bachelor’s in communication arts and sciences from Pennsylvania State University and a Master's in industrial and organizational psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University.

This episode of Lead With We was produced and edited by Goal 17 Media and is available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music, and Audible. You can also watch episodes on YouTube at Goal17Media.


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