Mayor Smiley announces new Chief Human Resources Officer

PROVIDENCE , R.I. (WLNE) — Mayor Brett Smiley announced Paul Winspeare as the new chief human resources officer for Providence today.

“We are building a team that will help make Providence the best-run city in the nation,” Smiley said. “Winspeare’s years of leadership will be instrumental as the city implements modernized professional development, performance and employee satisfaction strategies to ensure we continue to support and attract talented leaders from near and far to join our team.”

He brings over 10 years of strategic human resources management and talent acquisition experience in the public and private sector, Smiley added.

As chief human resources officer Winspeare will oversee strategy and operations for all human resources functions, including employee benefits and workers compensation.

“I share the mayor’s vision of making Providence a world class city and recognize the vital importance of building and supporting a dedicated, experienced HR team to make that vision a reality,” Winspeare said.

Winspeare most recently served as the chief human resources officer for Chicopee, Massachusetts.


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