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      Chief Operating Officer The Cowen Partners Origin Series profiles executives from across the globe who are changing the face of business. Read along to hear their stories. Sandy Carter exudes so much energy that some, she acknowledges in her LinkedIn bio, have referred to her as the “original Energizer Bunny.”  In a given month, you

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      Melody Zhang Chateau Ste Michelle

      Chief Human Resources Officer The Cowen Partners Origin Series profiles executives from across the globe who are changing the face of business. Read along to hear their stories. Melody Zhang experienced firsthand the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) as an immigrant entering the U.S. workforce. Nearly 20 years ago, new to corporate America,

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      Leigh Gower Dutch Bros Coffee

      Chief Technology Officer The Cowen Partners Origin Series profiles executives from across the globe who are changing the face of business. Read along to hear their stories. Leigh Gower, as she tells her mentees, was never one to say “here’s my North Star, my career is going to be this, and this is what I’m

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      Elizabeth Norberg Foot Locker

      Chief Human Resources Officer The Cowen Partners Origin Series profiles executives from across the globe who are changing the face of business. Read along to hear their stories. Elizabeth Norberg says she’s always been a “working student.” And the longtime HR leader means it: For years, even as she held senior executive roles in the

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      Rafael Perez Consumer Reports

      Chief Human Resources Officer The Cowen Partners Origin Series profiles executives from across the globe who are changing the face of business. Read along to hear their stories. Rafael Perez didn’t set out to be a CHRO. Growing up in Puerto Rico, Perez planned to become a doctor, like his father. “I was always fascinated

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      Ana Maria Sencovici Royal Caribbean

      Chief Talent Officer The Cowen Partners Origin Series profiles executives from across the globe who are changing the face of business. Read along to hear their stories. Ana Maria Sencovici’s life and career path have spanned geography, industry, and function. For Sencovici, who goes by AMS, that’s no accident. “The goal for me was more

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