Full Name
Eric Severson
Job Title
Chief People and Belonging Officer
Neiman Marcus Group
Speaker Bio
Eric Severson was appointed Chief People and Belonging Officer at NMG in September 2019 and oversees enterprise people strategy, people operations, corporate communications, and environmental, social and governance (ESG).

During his career, Eric has excelled in creating systems to manage talent and organizational performance, including the largest implementation of the Results Only Work Environment in retail; the first publication of gender pay statistics by a Fortune 500 corporation and the establishment of Belonging as a next-generation Diversity/Equity/Inclusion capability. Prior to NMG, Eric was Chief People Officer at DaVita Inc. and Co-CHRO at Gap Inc. He also spent part of his career at Macy’s.

For nearly 20 years, Eric has served as a director on the boards of various organizations, including HR People + Strategy; Society for Human Resource Management Executive Council; The Felton Institute; La Napoule Art Foundation Advisory Board; and the IM Human Advisory Board.

Eric Severson