Dawn Cheyrouze brings to the Diafora team over 35 years of business experience across multiple geograhies and industries – financial services; airlines; energy. Dawn’s contributions focus on people and human capital – partnering with business leaders to facilitate change in times of consolidation, growth, crisis and transformation. Her proven talent expertise links performance management, executive development, diversity and inclusion, learning and organizational effectiveness to business strategy.
Dawn moved to Europe in 1991 to lead HR for AIG companies, 26 countries, based in Paris, then to London in 2010 to head up an expanded region for EMEA. In 2011, as AIG shifted from decentralized regions to globally aligned businesses, Dawn took on a global role as VP Talent Management to help create, build and eventually lead the global Talent Management Center of Excellence.
Always passionate about talent development with a special focus on increasing women’s success, Dawn was the pioneer for creating and sustaining high potential programmes, implementing mentoring programmes, women’s networks and development forums, engaging AIG with external women’s learning organizations and ensuring focus on senior succession.
Dawn has a BA in Education and English from Principia College, a Masters in HR Management from American University, accredited facilitator for Development Dimensions International (DDI) leadership programs, accreditation for Korn Ferry Lominger 360 coaching and Human Synergistics Leadership Impact survey tools. Dawn has dual nationality, US and French.