Atlanta Spotlight | Patrice Graves

By Staff Writer Atlanta Trend
  • Jul 01, 2021

NCR has announced the appointment of Patrice Graves as its new Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer. 
In this role, Graves will be responsible for overseeing the global human resources organization and people strategy to cultivate an inclusive culture that supports NCR’s shift to a software and services-led company. She will focus on all aspects of global HR including our talent strategies, employee experience, performance management, leadership development and global workforce rewards, care and wellbeing. 

“As we continue to execute our NCR as a Service strategy, I look forward to building on Patrice’s change management and talent development expertise to help us create the workplace of the future at NCR,” said NCR CEO Mike Hayford. “Patrice will be a critical partner as we continue to evolve our culture and work to become an employer of choice.” 

Graves succeeds Deb Bronder, who will take on a new role in the NCR and Cardtronics integration process. “I have asked Deb Bronder, who served as NCR’s SVP and CHRO for the past 3 years, to lead the workforce and culture integration with Cardtronics,” said Hayford. “Deb’s past role as CHRO at Cardtronics will help combine the best elements of our respective cultures.” 

Graves joins NCR with nearly two decades of experience in technology and services. She is passionate about developing the workplace of the future, shifting employer brand perception, and building a culture of innovation and inclusion. Her career includes senior HR leadership roles at DXC, AECOM, Raytheon Company and AlliedSignal/Honeywell. 

“I’m thrilled to join NCR at this important time to help shape the people and culture strategy,” said Patrice. “I am excited to partner with such an authentic leader who is focused on taking care of our employees. Together, our goal is to build a brand and culture that will attract and engage the best employees across the world.”