Boyden, a premier global talent and leadership advisory firm, today released the latest issue of its Leadership Series, featuring an in-depth interview with Elizabeth Patrick, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at Veritiv Corporation, a Fortune 500 business-to-business distributor of packaging, facility solutions, print and publishing products and services, and provider of logistics and supply chain management services.

In the interview, Patrick discusses her experience building an HR organization at a new company, defining its corporate culture and values, and attracting, retaining and developing talent in the evolving B2B distribution space.

“Beth’s an impressive HR leader who has taken organization-building skills to new heights at Veritiv," said Daniel Grassi, a Managing Partner of Boyden United States in Atlanta. “After a great career at established technology and industrial companies, she has developed strong HR management, talent development and training systems at a relatively new combined company in a rapidly changing sector."

Prior to Veritiv’s founding in 2014, Patrick joined xpedx, one of two companies later merged to form Veritiv, in 2012 as Director of Human Resources - Field Operations. She became Vice President of Human Resources in 2013, also serving as a member of parent company International Paper Company's Human Resources and Communications Lead Team, and on the xpedx Senior Lead Team.

Previously, Patrick was Vice President of Human Resources of TE Connectivity, a global electronics manufacturing and distribution company, from 2008 to 2012. Prior to joining TE Connectivity, she was Vice President, Human Resources of Guilford Mills, Inc. and served in a variety of roles at both General Motors and Delphi Corporation, a GM spinoff and global automotive parts manufacturer.

Patrick earned her bachelor’s degree in finance and international business from Michigan State University and her MBA from Wayne State University.

 The full interview with Elizabeth Patrick is available at

SOURCE: Boyden