“We’ve found the secret to happy employees is to encourage them to follow their passion.”
Sandra Preyale, Chief People Officer
As Chief People Officer, Sandra Preyale is responsible for developing innovative recruitment and retention strategies and championing the Aegis Living ‘employee first’ culture.
Sandra has more than 30 years’ experience as a global human resources (HR) leader with a true passion for nurturing and developing people. She has developed people strategies to accompany business transformation at Amazon, L’Oreal, and Coach, giving her a unique perspective in creating outstanding teams in dynamic environments. As a Vice President of HR with Amazon Marketplace, Sandra oversaw seven business groups and 75 global HR partners with the responsibility for defining and implementing HR strategy as well as re-engineering the HR organization across global regions. While at Coach, she built human resources teams in Asia, Europe and New York, leading change-management projects including recreating regional structures, simplifying organizational hierarchies, developing a new regional buying model and overhauling back office outsourcing.
She has lived and worked internationally for earlier leadership positions with the LVMH Group, a multinational luxury goods conglomerate, and Danone Group, rounding out her organizational and people management business experience.
Sandra holds a bachelor’s degree in philosophy and psychology from the University College of Dublin and a master’s degree in clinical psychology from University of Paris V.