Alex Arrieta is Vice President, Human Resources at J.D. Power. He is responsible for leading the company’s global human resources function, including talent acquisition and management; organization and strategic planning; learning and development; compensation; employee engagement; and change management to support J.D. Power’s business goals worldwide. He is also responsible for providing strategic and tactical guidance as a member of the company’s Executive Committee. During his tenure with the company, Mr. Arrieta has led global talent initiatives and organization realignments that have contributed to a significant business turnaround with record revenue and profitability, in addition to increased employee engagement at the company.
Prior to joining J.D. Power in 2009, Mr. Arrieta worked for The Walt Disney Company, most recently as vice president, human resources in the consumer products division. In this position, he was responsible for global talent planning and development; organization realignments; acquisitions; compensation planning; and the creation and implementation of talent management, succession planning and performance-management processes supporting a global consumer retail business with operations in the U.S., China, Japan and Europe.
Previously, Mr. Arrieta held human resources leadership positions at The Capital Group Companies, Mars, Inc. and American Honda Motor Company, Inc.
Mr. Arrieta is a member of, and holds leadership positions in several leading human resources organizations, including the Human Resources Leadership Roundtable at UCLA, HR Executives Los Angeles Region, Human Capital Institute and HR Leaders in Mergers and Acquisitions.
Mr. Arrieta earned a bachelor’s degree in applied psychology and human resources management from California State University, Long Beach, and a juris doctorate degree from Southwestern University School of Law in Los Angeles.