Colleen McKeown, as Prologis’ chief human resources officer, oversees all aspects of human resources. She is responsible for facilities in North America, as well as leading global people strategy as it relates to culture, compensation, learning and development, organization and people analytics.
Before working at Prologis, Ms. McKeown was the chief human resource officer for zulily, an e-commerce company she helped grow to more than 3,000 employees and take public, working through the sale to Liberty Interactive in 2017. She opened and staffed three major zulily distribution centers in the U.S. and one in China.
Before zulily, Ms. McKeown worked as the head of HR for several companies owned by a private equity firm, including ON Semiconductor where she led human resources, security and facilities to help complete a number of acquisitions. During those seven years, she grew the company’s operations to over 24,000 employees in 31 countries. Prior to that, Ms. McKeown consulted with the HR and Labor Relations teams at USAirways. As the chief administrative officer at eFunds corporation, Ms. McKeown helped set up India operations and completed a successful IPO. At Northwest Airlines, she held the roles of chief labor negotiator, regional vice president for national and corporate sales North America, and director of HR.
Ms. McKeown holds bachelor degrees in economics and history from Tufts University and a master’s in labor and industrial relations from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.