Angela Sheffield is a result-oriented Business and HR executive, with expertise in Strategic Workforce Planning, Product Management, Operations, and Finance. She is recognized for successes in changing the way businesses view their talent strategies, market segments and business processes with an emphasis on global greenfield businesses in the Clean Tech sector.
Angela developed and implemented cross functional global HR business processes that enabled the start-up of Greenfield Solar Factories on a global basis. This included defining the requirements for doing business in new countries for Applied. Most recently, Angela has developed and implemented the Strategic Workforce Planning function at Applied Materials.
Angela has a track record of success in building new business capabilities that create a strategic advantage and for the development of high-performing teams that are successful driving business results in multi-cultural and matrix environment.
Angela joined Applied Materials in 1989 and has over 13 years of experience in Finance, 10 years as a business manager and over 3 years of HR experience. In her role as the head of Global Workforce Planning at Applied Materials, she leads global workforce planning and analytics initiatives, focusing on turning workforce intelligence, labor market research, and talent scenario planning into actionable insights that drive business results.
Angela has earned both an MBA and CPA and is a Member of the Strategic Workforce Planning Council at The Conference Board
Applied Materials is a Fortune 500 Company and the global leader in providing innovative equipment, services and software to enable the manufacture of advanced semiconductor, flat panel display and solar photovoltaic products.
Content Featuring Angela Sheffield
Angela Sheffield, Head of Strategic Workforce Planning at Applied Materials, shares her experiences of implementing a workforce planning strategy into her organization. She discusses their methods for getting business leaders on board and how ...Read more
Angela Sheffield, Head of Strategic Workforce Planning, Applied Materials, shares how her organization uses pilot programs to shape the way they train and prepare HR to lead and engage in a workforce planning strategy.Read more
For workforce planning to succeed, the business itself needs to take accountability for the development and execution of the workforce plans. This requires full engagement of the business in the process and the issues. In this session, ...Read more