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senior director, global benefits & HRIS, Customer Satisfaction
Matthew joined AutoZone Inc. in September of 2014 as the Director of Benefits, Customer Satisfaction. Subsequently, he now also oversees Human Resource Information Systems and is primarily responsible for strategically driving a culture of wellbeing through healthcare consumerism, financial wellness, and productivity while ensuring the right HR systems and processes are in place to drive the business forward. Harmon is responsible for a team of nearly 30 HR professional’s enabling strategy, design, delivery, systems, reporting, and vendor management coast to coast in all states with some global components.
Having nearly 20 years of experience in benefits and total rewards Harmon is extremely involved in the benefits community including current appointments as the Chair of the Benefits Council for World at Work, the Client Advisory Council for CVS Health, and the IBI Board of Directors.
His prior experience includes over 5 years at J.C. Penney Co. where in recognition of his outstanding work, he was awarded Business Insurance Magazine’s 2013 Benefits Manager of the Year and received JCPenney’s Chairman’s Award of Excellence in 2009. Before JCPenney, Harmon spent nearly 11 years as a benefits practitioner at Hewitt Associates, now Aon Hewitt, in many and varied benefits administration and consultative roles working with small to jumbo clients. Matthew’s unique, high energy and consumer focused approach to benefits leads organizations through cross functional teams to creating better benefits and business results.
Although originally from Tennessee, Harmon earned undergraduate degrees in Finance and Business Management from the University of Florida where he graduated with Honors.