Alexina Portal joined Wendel in 2020 as Director of Human Resources.
Alexina's arrival is part of Wendel’s plan to transform the HR function, and she will report to Wendel’s Executive Board. A graduate of INSEAD (IEP) and with a doctorate in organizational behavior, Alexina will focus her skills on turning the HR function into a competitive strength. Her role will include both redefining HR procedures and implementing specific projects in recruiting, training, diversity, employer branding as well as quality of life at work and organizational culture.
Alexina will work with the Executive Board in supporting portfolio companies in the realm of human resources and will become a member of the Management Committee.
Since 2004, Alexina has acted as Transformation Programs Director for diverse organizations in sectors as varied as manufacturing (plastics, packaging, cabling, cosmetics, agri-food), services (auditing, communications, consumer goods) and IT systems (software companies, distributors, advisory services). Prior to that, she served as an internal auditor, as well as education services director and marketing and communications director for Oracle’s PeopleSoft division.