Cláudio Valente, strongly focused on ensuring a workplace where co-workers can thrive, feel included, learn and develop themselves to their full potential, creating a real impact on customers and communities. Started his career in the automotive industry, where he served in different roles, such as Strategy Development, Country HR and later, People & Culture manager for Europe, based in Germany. In 2011, Claudio started at IKEA Industry, as People and Culture manager for the Flatline division, which integrates 9200 co-workers, 23 production units with representation in Europe, China, Russia and US. Before taking his current role as Head of Talent Management for Ingka group, Claudio also led the roles of People & Culture manager and Business development at IKEA Retail Portugal. Ingka consists of 170.000+ co-workers, 392 IKEA stores across 32 markets. Each year, Ingka welcomes 657 million visitors to these stores, and we have more than 4.3 billion visits to IKEA.com.
Global Head of Talent Management , Ingka Group, IKEA
Talent and Recruitment