A New Chapter Begins!

Great Place to Work® Institute Names China Gorman CEOGPTW Logo

SAN FRANCISCO – September 10, 2013 – 

Great Place to Work® announced today the appointment of China Gorman as Chief Executive Officer.

“China Gorman is uniquely qualified to take the helm at Great Place to Work, leading both the US business and affiliate network around the world,” said Robert Levering, co-founder of Great Place to Work.  “She knows the HR consulting industry, inside and out. Her leadership style relies on building trust, which we know is essential for the success of any business.”

Levering, who assumed the interim position of Chief Executive Officer earlier this year, will continue on as an advisor for several months, onboarding Gorman, and providing support to the Global Affiliate Headquarters team.

Most recently Gorman has operated her own independent consultancy, CMG Group.  Previously, she held COO and interim CEO positions with the Society for Human Resources, the world’s largest professional association for human resource professionals.  She also led LHH, a global Human Capital Management consultancy.  Gorman writes a popular HR Data blog series at chinagorman.com

“My lifelong aspiration has been to work in and lead organizations with a mission to make a difference in the world and the lives of individuals, and so feel a special kinship with Great Place to Work’s mission to build a better society by helping companies transform their workplaces,” said Gorman. “I am honored to be joining the Great Place to Work team members around the world who are living this mission every day.”

Gorman holds a BA from Principia College and lives together with her husband in Las Vegas, NV.  She assumed her duties on September 9th, in San Francisco Headquarters.

About Great Place to Work

Great Place to Work® is a global consulting and management training firm specializing in workplace excellence and development of high-trust organizational cultures. Its proprietary research tool, the Trust Index© Employee Survey is taken by over 10 million employees in 45 countries annually. Leading companies worldwide apply its Model® to increase the levels of trust across their organizations and drive business results. Annually, Great Place to Work® produces the annual FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For® list and the Great Place to Work® Best Small and Medium Workplaces list.  Follow Great Place to Work® online at www.greatplacetowork.com and on Twitter at @GPTW_US.



Filed under Career Transition, China Gorman, Great Place to Work

28 responses to “A New Chapter Begins!

  1. Congrats, China. Sounds like a perfect fit for both you and their team. Best of luck…

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  3. China seems like a great CEO to lead Great Place to Work – exciting news. Best wishes for continued success, China!

  4. Congratulations China!! The next chapter begins, now.

  5. Kristi Acuff

    Congratulations, China! So looking forward to all the good you’ll be continuing to do!!!

  6. Congratulations China! What an exciting adventure for all involved. Best of luck!

  7. Kelly Long

    Congratulations China! Great news and seems like an awesome fit. Best of luck!

  8. See? Good things happen to good people… and to good companies too!

  9. Margaret Clark

    So excited for you that I had to comment here and on FB. Your patience has been rewarded.

  10. Congratulations on the exciting news China!

  11. Can’t wait to hear about all the great things you do with this opportunity! Congratulations!

  12. acale2013

    Congratulations China! You are always a part of ‘great’ things AND you make them even better!

  13. Sue Meisinger

    A great fit for both! Best of luck!

  14. Sherie Valderrama

    Congratulations, what great news!

  15. Absolutely thrilled for you! And I can’t even imagine how excited A Great Place To Work is about their new addition!

  16. China, this is great news and congratulations. I am thrilled for you, and I look forward to seeing you in Oct to learn more.
    I do hope we can continue to find ways to work together.

    Once again, congrats!

  17. Carol McDaniel

    Wow!! I’m so thrilled for you!! Congratulations China!!

  18. Very awesome. Can’t think of a better person to take the helm!

  19. Double like… wait, triple like…

    Congratulations China…

  20. Wow. Seems like a perfect match. Can’t wait to see where you lead this organization. Congratulations and good luck!

  21. John

    Exciting stuff! So happy to hear.

  22. Congrats China! You are proof of the adage life is a journey, rather than a destination. John

  23. PaulHebert

    Wonderful news! Congratulations and best of luck and success!

  24. Congratulations China! Exciting news!

  25. SO thrilled for you Miss China! What an exciting new step. I’m here if you need anything. Speaking of….is this the time for “your c-suite” to kick in? You know Dwane and I are at the ready. 🙂

  26. Ernie Tamayo


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