Vanessa Valian

Vanessa is responsible for pro-actively shaping and evolving the corporate culture to meet the ever changing needs of the dynamic FutureBrand business.

Vanessa is the Global HR Director for FutureBrand and also sits on the global management team of FutureBrand Worldwide. She is responsible for HR strategy, pro-actively shaping and evolving the corporate culture to meet the ever changing needs of the dynamic FutureBrand business. She brings a wealth of experience to the HR function having worked in the USA, Asia & Europe in small and large entrepreneurial environments. Most importantly, Vanessa strongly represents both FutureBrand’s culture and values.

She has worked for a number of international brands over the years such as Levi Strauss & Co., StubHub, eBay Inc. & PayPal. Prior to joining FutureBrand, Vanessa managed all HR operations for 67 eBay entities in 20 countries. She is an Ohio University graduate with a degree in business. Vanessa has lived in 10 countries and travelled extensively around the globe. She loves the energy and diversity of London which she now considers home.

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