Leadership: Evan Swidler

Chief Human Resources Officer

As IRI's Chief Human Resources Officer, Evan Swidler is committed to creating an exceptional employee experience that is personal and enables each of our colleagues to grow, find work with purpose, and deliver amazing outcomes.

He leads our global human resources efforts, which includes all aspects of engaging our IRI colleagues, including talent engagement, organizational change efforts, recruiting, diversity and inclusion, and total rewards. Swidler has extensive global experience in nearly every aspect of the human resources function.

Before joining IRI, Swidler served as Chief Human Resources Officer for ATI Physical Therapy, an outpatient orthopedic practice that focuses on high-quality rehabilitation services. In this role, he focused on attracting top talent, creating new opportunities for growth and development, building leadership pipelines, accelerating expansion of retail outlets into new and existing markets, and rewarding high performance.

Prior to ATI, Swidler spent five years at The Nielsen Company in various senior HR-focused roles, including Chief Human Resources Officer for North and South America, Europe, and the Pacific. Earlier in his career, Swidler spent 12 years at Accenture in its management consulting practice, focused commercially on process, technology, and talent transformation in its consumer goods and retail practice.

Swidler holds both a bachelor's degree in industrial psychology and a master's degree in human resources and industrial relations from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He resides with his wife and children in Chicago.