Molly Johnson joins DLR Group as Chief Human Resources Officer

DLR Group announced that Molly Johnson has joined DLR Group in the role of Chief Human Resources Officer. She joins the firm as a principal and will be a member of DLR Group’s executive leadership team.

DLR Group Principal Molly Johnson.

As CHRO, Johnson will be responsible for aligning HR initiatives and outcomes with DLR Group’s business strategies and goals. She will work with firm leadership to improve hiring practices and evolve retention strategies to benefit DLR Group’s 1,200 employees around the globe.

“Molly is the right leader at the right time, and she comes to us equipped with the skill sets we need to evolve the way DLR Group attracts talent and engages employee-owners,” said DLR Group CEO Griff Davenport, FAIA.” The business of design is changing rapidly and DLR Group must adapt our HR initiatives in step with that change.”

Johnson brings a depth of experience in talent acquisition, performance management, and HR policy and compliance to DLR Group. She was previously with Prime Therapeutics where she led talent acquisition and managed initiatives for compliance; equity, diversity, and inclusion; and other HR functions. Johnson also led talent management including recruiting, training and development, and engagement programs at Starkey Hearing Technologies.

“The culture of employee-ownership at DLR Group attracts talent that is passionate about design and that energy is what attracted me to the firm,” said Johnson. “People are the differentiator for any organization. I am excited to support our teams to meet the needs of clients and the personal and professional goals of employee-owners.”

Johnson is based in the firm’s Minneapolis office.