Lorrie Deyelle



Lorrie Deyelle has been transforming the way human resource groups develop, build and measure business value for over 30 years. As Chief Human Resources Officer at Medicago, Lorrie is the leader responsible for the identification, development, and implementation of global human resource strategies. She provides guidance to the Medicago Executive team, defining and transitioning internal client groups towards process improvement, increased outcome and customer service orientation, and cost effectiveness. 

Prior, Lorrie held the positions of Head of Human Resources and Facilities for Kinapse Inc, CHRO for Carecentrix and Vice President of HR at PAREXEL International. Lorrie is certified nationally as GPHR and SCP through SHRM and CCP for World at Work. A magna cum laude graduate, she holds a BS in International Business from Franklin Piece University in Rindge, NH. Beyond her corporate role, Lorrie is a professor at Northeastern University where she has taught a variety of undergraduate classes and the SHRM certification prep class since 1999.  


Bachelor of Science from Franklin Pierce University (2000)

Professional Experience

Lorrie M. Deyelle, GPHR, SPHR, SCP, CCP

   (978) 930-4747  ·  [email protected]

Global Human Resources Leader

An accomplished Human Resources executive with in-depth international experience and a consistent record of developing corporate-wide strategic goals and implementing key business initiatives that measurably impact shareholder value.  Noted for innovation, leading major change efforts, and creating operational excellence in human resources.  Demonstrated expertise in organizational design and development, shared services implementation, compensation plans, staffing, benefits, employee relations, HRIS, and talent development. 

Key Strengths

Building Global Capability: Successfully opened offices in more than 40 countries and built HR teams and country/region-specific strategies and infrastructure to enable global growth. Extensive experience with implementing global initiatives and integrations due to depth of expertise with cultural norms and work practices internationally.

Growing Shareholder Value: Reduced time-to-billable for new Parexel employees by designing consistent on-boarding programs globally, resulting in revenue gain of $17M annually (or $.01 EPS). Re-designed more than 300 work stream processes in MedCom, moving profitability from -15% to break-even in 18 months and 9% profitability in three years.

M&A Due Diligence and Integrations: Led HR due diligence on more than 30 acquisitions, including the $100M acquisition of U.K.-based ClinPhone by Parexel. Divested Barnett Educational Services, leading entire process through managing the close. Served as HR lead for suitors during due diligence inquiries at Eigner and prepared company for integration with Agile following acquisition.

Professional Experience

Medicago, Inc., Quebec City, Quebec                                      June 2018 - Present

Biopharmaceutical Company focused on developing fku vaccines.

Vice President, Human Resources

Hired to transform organization from and R&D organization to a commercial organization.  As head of Human Resources I am focused on building higher level strategic business consulting by achieving efficiencies in tactical and transactional processes that permit increased investment in resources at all levels.


Kinapse LTD, Wimbledon, UK                                                                                                                              Aug 2016 -Present

Private owned VC backed,  Kinapse provides expert advisory, capability building and operational services to the world’s leading life sciences organizations, their customers, suppliers and regulators.

Head of Human Resources and Facilities Worldwide

Realigned Human Resources and facilities functions to deliver strategic and tactical imperatives aligned with the goals of the organization.  Major focus was on designing and implementing tactical processes to support the growth of the business.

NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY, Boston, MA                                 1998 – Present

MIDDLESEX COMMUNITY COLLEGE,  Bedford, MA                                                                                                                              2011 - Present                                                                                                                             

Adjunct Professor:  Prepare and deliver relevant curriculum to students in the Business Undergraduate and Graduate programs,  Teach assigned courses as specified in the schedule and course contract.  Evaluate and select texts and instructional materials; prepare course materials and lesson plans.  Provide students an approved syllabus that includes course objectives and learning outcomes, teaching methodology, attendance policies in line with those of the School, texts and readings, assignments and deliverables, timelines and evaluation criteria.  students.

CARECENTRIX, HARTFORD, CT                                                                                                                           Oct 2013 –Feb2016

Private owned VC backed home healthcare solutions business that works with health plans and providers to coordinate timely, appropriate and effective home health services, contributing to better patient outcomes and lower overall health care costs with 1.3B in annual revenue.

Chief Human Resources Officer

Shifted capabilities of Human Resources to higher level strategic business consulting by achieving efficiencies in tactical and transactional processes that permit increased investment in resources at all levels.

Inspiration Biopharmaceuticals, Cambridge, MA June 2012 – OCT 2013

Early stage Biopharmaceutical Company focused on developing hemophilia therapies. Company went into bankruptcy and then sold to two different buyers due to monopolistic regulations.

Vice President, Human Resources

Recruited to company on the verge of its receiving outside investment to scale for significant growth.  Business was closed due to insufficient funding.


PAREXEL International, Lowell, MA                                           2003 – 2012

$1B+ global biopharmaceutical services company with over 13,000 employees in 56 countries.

Vice President, Human Resources

Transformed the impact of human resources on strategic business units and lead the development and implementation of global initiatives aligned with business objectives. Served as the HR business partner and executive committee member for four of the seven strategic business units. Also responsible for shared services, quality and process management, and payroll for 26 countries. Manage six direct reports and oversee matrixed staff of more than 120 in 56 countries.

Eigner, Inc., Waltham, MA                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           2001 – 2003

Global Director, Human Resources

Responsibility for all human resources programs, staff, and budget. Member of the executive committee and involved in board presentations. Managed all facilities and operational issues worldwide, including the opening and closing of several European offices. Spent 75% of time in Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, and the U.K.

NetGenesis Corp., Cambridge, MA     1999 – 2001

Global Director, Human Resources

Established the human resources function and eliminated outsourced HR services, saving $1M per year. Developed a highly effective global recruitment and selection program, resulting in 200 hires in an 18-month period. Integrally involved in preparing company for IPO. Worked directly with the investment bankers and outside counsel to prepare all necessary documentation regarding organizational structure, processes, and procedures.


Various Human Resource positions                                                        1980 – 1999

Education & Certifications

Franklin Pierce College

B.S., International Management – Magna Cum Laude 3.71 GPA

Harvard Executive ProgramStrategic Human Resource Management

ACA/World at WorkCertified Compensation Professional (CCP)

SHRMCertified Professional in Human Resources (PHR), Global HR (GPHR), SCP and International Human Resources Certificate