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Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO)

As part of an executive management team, a chief human resources officer (CHRO) oversees their company’s human resources department. This includes employee and company relations as well as HR practices, policies, and protocols. The CHRO helps create and maintain HR policies in a way that reflects the company’s culture.

What Small and Midsize Businesses Need to Know About Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO)

For any business, a CHRO provides a valuable link between leadership and team members. The CHRO’s job is to not only protect the company but protect and support employees as well. As a member of their company's executive leadership team, a CHRO would oversee benefit offerings and work to ensure that employees are satisfied with their work environment.

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