Vildan Kehr is the divisional vice president of Global Talent Acquisition at Abbott. In this role, she leads global strategies for human capital planning, employer branding, divisional and executive recruiting, global sourcing, diversity & inclusion and compliance, university relations & development programs, social media recruiting and talent acquisition global systems and technology.
Previously, Vildan held numerous HR leadership positions within Abbott including talent acquisition director of pharmaceuticals, talent acquisition head of corporate functions and director of international talent acquisition. In her most recent role, Vildan was based in Singapore and led initiatives to globalize the talent acquisition function and build capabilities in emerging markets.
Prior to joining Abbott, Vildan held leadership roles in executive search, human resource consulting and line management in marketing throughout Europe, Asia, Middle East and North America.
Vildan holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in marketing from Bogazici University, and an MBA with an emphasis in finance from North Central College.