Interactive entertainment company Nintendo of America announced Thursday the hiring of a new vice president of Human Resources.
Robyn Corr began work at Nintendo of America’s headquarters in Redmond, Wash., on April 29, and is in charge of employee welfare, compensation, benefits, recruiting, learning and development, organizational development, payroll and HR systems.
She reports to Flip Morse, Nintendo of America’s senior vice president of Corporate Resources.
Corr comes to Nintendo from Starbucks Coffee Company, where she has worked since 1998, most recently as vice president of Partner Resources.
Recently, Starbucks Coffee Company (NASDAQ: SBUX) announced that it has appointed Sharon Rothstein as global chief marketing officer (CMO). (Read: Starbucks Names Sharon Rothstein Global CMO)
“Robyn Corr brings a wealth of experience to Nintendo,” Morse said. “Effective human relations is vital to growing and maintaining any organization, and we’re lucky to be able to access her years of excellence in this field.”
Corr (pictured above) holds a bachelor’s degree in mass communications and marketing from Prairie View A&M University in Prairie View, Texas, and an MBA from City University in Bellevue, Wash.
Since 2009 she has served on the board of directors for YWCA Seattle-King-Snohomish in northwest Washington.