DALLAS — Rick Badgley has been named senior vice-president and chief people officer at Brinker International, Inc., effective July 18.
Most recently, Mr. Badgley was vice-president of talent management and retail for TOMS, where he was responsible for everything pertaining to talent globally. His responsibilities ranged from recruitment to talent and succession planning to employee experience, in addition to TOM’s strategy for the construction, design, experience and operations of new stores worldwide.
Earlier, he was vice-president of global staffing at Starbucks Corp., where he specialized in functional training, leadership development, organizational development, recruitment technology, selection methodology, talent acquisition and workforce planning. Prior to Starbucks, he held positions at Wyndham Worldwide, Corporex Companies and Elliot Associates.
“I’m excited for Rick to join our team because I’m confident that his extensive experience will be instrumental in leading the strategic and purposeful thinking around our team member experience at Brinker,” said Wyman Roberts, chief executive officer and president of Brinker International and president of Chili's Grill & Bar.