Javier Gomez has extensive experience as an HR executive working for multinational companies. He is currently general manager of DDI Mexico. He previously worked as a director of human resource development for Celanese Mexicana, a division of Hoechst Group, as well as vice president of human resources for Wyeth.
Recognized for his talent as a change agent by both corporate and professional association leaders, Javier has a well-developed business sense and an in-depth understanding of the HR function’s role. He has 25 years’ experience in HR management, corporate development, and change management. He has worked extensively in the pharmaceutical and chemical industries.
Javier has a number of significant accomplishments to his credit, ranging from business transformations to community relations. He has proven experience in helping personnel stay on course during periods of turbulent corporate change.
Javier’s responsibilities include:
Managing DDI operations for Mexico.
Managing a team of consultants who design, develop, and deploy human resource selection, assessment, and development strategies.
Consulting in needs analyses, strategies, design, and implementation of human resource development processes and systems, including executives.
Managing client projects designed to monitor mutual expectations, encourage involvement, and ensure on-time delivery and cost-effective use of resources.
Acting as executive coach for first-level executives in multinational companies; supporting development efforts.
Education and Credentials
B.Sc. in chemical engineering from the Metropolitan University of Mexico
Certificate in organizational development from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA)
Certificate in executive development programs from IPADE—one of the major business schools in Mexico
Certificate in human resources from the Ibero-American University, Mexico
Key Capabilities and Experience
Javier has participated in executive development programs as well as the implementation of talent management strategies with a variety of companies. He has been a featured guest speaker at numerous national and international events.
In his community Javier is involved with the Human Resources Mexican Associations, serving as a board member during the last six years. He also was a past president of the Pharmaceutical Human Resources National Association.