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Anne Donovan
2014 MAKER

Anne Donovan


As the U.S. and West Cluster Transformation Leader for Human Capital at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Anne Donovan is responsible for strategy and innovation around culture change.  She has a strong background in operational effectiveness and in engaging and supporting the firm and its people in leading positive change, including a variety of initiatives related to the work environment, workforce demographics and business model change.

Anne builds and drives innovative solutions to complex issues affecting leader, team and organizational effectiveness.  She anticipates market trends and prepares for people-related implications.  Anne helps the firm navigate change from start to completion -- identifying key issues, designing solutions, executing on plans and assessing their outcomes.

Anne leads the firm’s Flexibility2 TM initiative - changing the firm’s business model by injecting flexibility into the culture, while meeting changing business needs.  She is a recognized expert in understanding the next generation of workers, speaking on the topic at numerous events, including the Great Place to Work Institute’s annual conference.  Partnering with the University of Southern California and the London Business School, Anne co-authored PwC’s NextGen global study – a look into how Millennials view and impact the workplace.  Anne also works closely with PwC's global network of firms to share best practices and drive greater consistency and efficiency to support PwC's global human capital strategy.

Anne resides in Los Angeles with her twin girls, Grace and Kathryn.

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