Business 100 – 2015

Dermot J. O’Brien/ADP, Inc.

Dermot J. O’Brien is the chief human resources officer for ADP, a human-capital-management provider that ranked 251st on the 2015 Fortune 500 list. He joined the company in April 2012 and leads its global human-capital strategy for 55,000 associates. He was previously executive vice president of human resources at TIAA-CREF.

Dermot started his financial services career at Morgan Stanley, where he spent nine years in various roles, including head of Human Resources for Japan. He is a founding member of the Human Resource-50 Group, a member of the Personnel Roundtable and Center for Executive Succession Advisory Board .  A native of Dublin, he holds a degree in finance from the Lubin School of Business at Pace University, where he is a frequent guest lecturer.

Dermot is the son of the late Dermot O’Brien, 1957 All-Ireland GAA captain for County Louth and well-known Irish entertainer.