Bill Tompkins

Bill Tompkins

Global Human Resources Executive

location_on Greater New York City Area

Senior Vice President, Human Resources & Total Rewards at Macy's

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Level: LEVEL 02 (12mo pts: 20 pts)

Rating: 4.00/5 stars (2 ratings)

Lifetime points: 135 pts View details

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A Global Human Resources Executive with deep experience in large corporations/iconic brands across many industries, including technology, financial services, consumer products and retail. Expertise in transformation, global HR, compensation, benefits, strategy and operations.
■ Trusted advisor to senior management and boards of directors.
■ Creative problem-solver and change agent, valued for quickly assessing complicated situations, identifying solutions, leading initiatives, building and improving processes, and bringing people together to accomplish goals.
■ Results-driven business partner who excels at recruiting, building and motivating successful teams; creating and maintaining relationships; developing talent; and training/coaching all team members.


Senior Vice President, Human Resources & Total Rewards


November 1999 - March 2018

Leads the Compensation, Benefits, Associate/Labor and Corporate Center HR organization.
■ Leading role in HR transformation, creating a new unified HR organization, systems and processes.
■ Led the initial creation of a 1,500-employee service center; secured approval of Oracle HCM Cloud technology, which went live on Jan. 1, 2018.
■ Supported cultural shift from a channel-centric to a customer-centric organization through talent and rewards strategies.
■ Strengthened predictive analytics capability to enable quick, proactive responses to dysfunction and enhance engagement, leading to four straight years of improved engagement.
■ Transformed health care, driving consumerism and well-being and reducing trend to less than 50% of industry.


Deferred Compensation
Human Resources
Employee Benefits
Personnel Management
Succession Planning
Talent Management
Employee Engagement
Performance Management
Organizational Design
Workforce Planning
Organizational Development
HR Consulting
Talent Acquisition
Executive Coaching
Employee Relations
Change Management
Leadership Development
Organizational Effectiveness
Incentive Programs
Culture Change
Management Consulting
HR Policies
Labor Relations
Benefits Administration
HR Transformation
Career Development
Employment Law
Employer Branding
Executive Pay
360 Feedback
Employee Training
Compensation & Benefit
HR Strategy
HR Management
Compensation & Benefits



  • Jun 2020 - Jul 2020

    Participated in a KnowledgeStream™: "The Evolution of the HR Function: COVID-19 Challenges and Opportunities"

  • Nov 2019 - Dec 2019

    Participated in a KnowledgeStream™: "Trends Impacting HR Benefit Options"

    Benefits Management
    Benefits Communication
    Benefits Design
    Benefits Administration
    Benefits Negotiation
    HR Benefits
    Health Insurance
    Employee Benefits
    Talent Acquisition
    Life Insurance
  • 29 Mar 2019

    Answered a question on OpenForum: "Sir, I am looking for a job !"

  • Nov 2018 - Jan 2019

    Participated in a KnowledgeStream™: "The Future of Employee Benefits"

    Employee Benefits
    Health Plans
    Health Insurance
    Employee Benefit Plans
    Employee Benefits Design and Administration
  • 30 Oct 2018

    Answered a question on OpenForum: "Healthcare Consumerism"

  • 26 Oct 2018

    Asked a question on OpenForum: "Healthcare Consumerism"

  • 23 Mar 2018

    Answered a question on OpenForum: "Controlling Implicit Biases"