Beth Galetti, Amazon.com (US)

2021 HRD Global 100

senior vice president of human resources

Beth Galetti is the senior vice president of human resources at Amazon, responsible for leading a team that oversees the recruitment, growth, development, and support of more than 560,000 employees in 50 countries. She has a background in engineering, operations management, information technology, and human resources disciplines; and has held a variety of senior leadership roles across four continents. She joined Amazon in 2013 as vice president of human resources, before getting appointed to her current role in 2016. Prior to Amazon, Galetti spent eight years at FedEx Express, most recently as VP of planning, engineering, and operations.