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Maureen McGurl

Organizational Strategy Practice


Maureen McGurl joined SBA in 2009, bringing over 30 years of human resources leadership experience in the retail and professional services sectors. Maureen has a proven track record of aligning HR and business strategy and building high-performance organizations. She is a thought leader and change agent with expertise in talent management, mergers and acquisitions and other transformational activities.


Most recently, Maureen served as EVP Human Resources, member of the Executive Committee and chair of the Ethics Committee at Stop & Shop Supermarket Company, a $16 billion, 85,000 employee division of Royal Ahold, from 2002 to 2007. Reporting to Stop & Shop’s CEO, she led the human resources function for this leading Northeast supermarket chain. Additionally, in her Ahold USA capacity, she was responsible for compensation, benefits and human resource information systems for the Dutch firm’s US companies. She served on Ahold USA’s Retirement Committee.


Maureen was SVP Human Resources at the Olsten Corporation a $5 Billion global diversified services company with leading businesses in home healthcare, specialty pharmaceutical services and temporary staffing. Olsten employed 12,000 regular associates and 700,000 temporary staff.


From 1996 to 2000, she participated in the Executive Committee and Pension Committee and led the firm’s human resources function.


At Supermarkets General Corporation, a $6 billion diversified retailer engaged in supermarkets, home improvement centers and retail department stores with 50,000 employees, Maureen progressed through a variety of HR roles to become its Pathmark unit’s Vice President, Human Resources in 1979 and Corporate Vice President, Human Resources & Organizational Planning in 1984. Served as Chair of the Pension Committee and Member of the Operating Committee.




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