Eivind Slaaen

Senior Vice President Human Resources at Hilti Corporation

Eivind Slaaen is a member of the Hilti Senior Management Team, responsible for the development of the corporate culture, the global learning agenda and strategic HR projects.

Eivind holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. He began his Hilti career in January 1991 as a project manager in Corporate Finance at Headquarters in Liechtenstein. After various positions in Finance in North America and corporate headquarters, he was Head of Finance, IT and HR in Sweden and Denmark before taking a role as HR Business Partner for one mature and one emerging region. His current role was established as an outcome of a Hilti HR Strategy back in 2008.

Eivind Slaaen is passionate about designing and implementing pragmatic and effective global HR solutions to impact business results. He has a deep understanding of corporate culture, leadership development and learning in the flow of work. He is an accredited coach and enjoys coaching leaders around the world. Eivind chairs the IMD Executive Education Advisory Council. He is also a founding member of the ATD CTDO Next, a group of talent thought leaders that shape what’s next in talent development.
In his leisure time, Eivind enjoys good food & wine, reading and mountaineering.