Joe Bosch is executive vice president and Chief Human Resources Officer for DIRECTV, the world's most popular video service. In this role, he is the key architect of creating the best employee experience with a highly engaged, winning environment, so that DIRECTV's more than 16,000 employees in the U.S. and nearly 8,000 employees in Latin America are well-positioned to deliver the best video experience to our customers. He is also an elected officer of the company.
Bosch joined DIRECTV in 2010, and is responsible for leadership development, talent acquisition, development and deployment, and the development of an operating culture that helps the company execute on its business strategy. He oversees executive recruitment and talent management, compensation, workforce performance, organizational alignment, training and development, employee and labor relations, HR business consulting, employee benefits, employee communications, corporate events, corporate citizenship and diversity for all business units companywide.
Prior to joining DIRECTV, Bosch was senior vice president of Human Resources for Centex Corporation, where he built a world-class human resources function that was organized to support the home builder's business model. He also helped establish a corporate-wide approach to talent management and leadership development.
Before joining Centex, Bosch was senior vice president of Human Resources for Tenet Healthcare Corporation, responsible for all corporate and field human resources functions for more than 77,000 employees. There he established talent and performance management processes systemwide for all key positions, and implemented a balanced scorecard incentive system to drive the corporate strategy.
Bosch's experience also includes 12 years at Pizza Hut, Inc., a unit of YUM! Brands, Inc. He held increasingly responsible human resources and organizational development positions, and was named senior vice president, Human Resources and Chief People Officer. In the seven years he held this position, Bosch helped create a customer-driven culture based on ownership and recognition.
Bosch began his career at Pepsi-Cola North America, where he worked for nine years in human resources in various field and staff assignments, culminating in his role as vice president of Employee Relations for Pepsi-Cola East.
Bosch holds a bachelor's degree from Cornell University and served in the U.S. Army for three years as a military policeman prior to attending college. He is based in DIRECTV's El Segundo, Calif. headquarters.