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Asana, Work Management Software Leader, Hires Amy Klose as Head of Employee Relations

Asana, a leading work management platform for teams, has appointed Amy Klose as Head of Employee Relations. Asana partnered with Frederickson Partners on the executive search.

As Head of Employee Relations (ER), Klose will develop and lead Asana’s strategy and company best practices for the ER function globally, coaching the next generation of leaders. Klose will report to Head of People Anna Binder, and partner closely with the company’s Human Resources Business Partners (HRBPs), legal team and People managers to evolve ER policy and build employee engagement across the organization.

Klose joins Asana from Fastly, where she served as Director of Employee Relations. Previously she held HR executive roles at augmented reality company Magic Leap as Senior Employment Counsel, Senior Director, HRBP and Director, Employee Relations and Compliance. Klose earlier served as Executive Director of Human Resources for the City of Miami and was a Labor and Employment Attorney for Hankins & Ator, PL. Klose earned a Juris Doctor of Law degree at Florida International University College of Law, and a Bachelor of Science degree at Florida State University.

Asana helps teams orchestrate their work, from small projects to strategic initiatives. Asana has more than 100,000 paying organizations and millions of free organizations as customers across 190 countries. Global customers such as Amazon, Japan Airlines, Sky, and Under Armour rely on Asana to manage everything from company objectives to digital transformation to product launches and marketing campaigns. Asana is headquartered in San Francisco, CA, with international offices in Dublin, London, Munich, New York, Paris, Reykjavik, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo, and Vancouver.

Renowned for its industry-leading approach to building both an innovative product and company culture, Asana ranks #15 on Fast Company’s prestigious annual list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2021. In addition, Great Place to Work and Fortune recognized Asana as one of the Best Workplaces for Parents, the #2 Best Small & Medium Workplace; #8 Best Workplace for Women; #1 Best Small & Medium Workplace in the Bay Area; #1 Best Workplace for Millennials; and #1 Workplace in Technology.

Frederickson Partners recruits high impact human resources leaders for innovative companies. Frederickson matches startups, tech unicorns, and the Fortune 500 with world-class full-time and project-based talent. The country’s leading People executive search firm, Frederickson Partners is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices nationwide. Clients include Alphabet, Creative Artists Agency (CAA), Gartner, Gilead, Intel, Pinterest, Qualtrics, Roche, ServiceNow, StockX, The Nature Conservancy, Twitter, Uber and Workday.

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