Amazon Names Ofori Agboka Vice President, Human Resources Global Customer Fulfillment

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Amazon names Ofori Agboka Vice President, Human Resources Global Customer Fulfillment.

Ofori comes to Amazon from GM where he was the Executive Director HR Global Corporate Staffs and began his career as an intern in 1996. He advanced in leadership positions in Manufacturing, Labor Relations and HR across the globe. In his past roles as an HR Director, he led HR for GM Global Design, Chevrolet and Cadillac Europe in Zurich, Switzerland; U.S. Sales, Service and Marketing; and North American Manufacturing and Operations. Also, as an HR Manager, he managed HR for GM China and GM International Operations in Shanghai, China. Prior to his current role, Ofori was the HR Executive Director for North America, Middle East and North Africa.

Ofori also served as the Executive Champion of GM’s African Ancestry Network – Employee Resource Group, where he was actively involved in fundraising and community service for the UNCF, American Cancer Society, Detroit’s NEYIC Adopt-A-Child, and various mentoring programs.  He has been recognized by Savoy Magazine as one of the 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America and was the recipient of Automotive News’ 2017 Rising Star award.

“I am really excited to join the Amazon Human Resources team. I am passionate about growing the business through the power of people,” said Ofori Agboka, Vice President, Human Resources Global Customer Fulfillment for Amazon.

Ofori holds a Bachelor’s in Psychology from Louisiana State University and completed the GM Transformational Leadership Program from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

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