Carol Gomez Joins Lendlease as Chief People Officer, Americas

  • 30 Apr 2022
New hire underscores company’s commitment to talent development and recruitment

NEW YORK (May 2, 2022) - Lendlease, a leading global real estate group, today announced the appointment of Carol Gomez to the role of Chief People Officer, for its Americas region, effective April 11, 2022. Gomez is based out of Lendlease’s New York City office and report to Deb Yates, Global Chief People Officer in Australia, with a dotted line to Denis Hickey, Global Chief Operating Officer and Chief Executive Officer, Americas.

Gomez is a proven Human Resources professional who joins after nearly fifteen years at Johnson & Johnson where she held various leadership roles, most recently, as Head of Human Resources, Consumer Health Supply Chain, North America. In this role, Gomez led the talent strategy for the regional Supply Chain organization, enabling organization effectiveness and delivering on the diversity, equity and inclusion strategic commitments to achieve stronger business outcomes.

“Carol brings unparallel experience in global talent development and we are so fortunate that she will lend her talents to our organization,” said Yates. “With a shared vision for a thriving workplace and talent development, I am confident that as our new Chief People Officer Carol will help further our talent commitments and enable our growth strategy.”

Gomez will oversee Total Rewards and Benefits, Talent Acquisition, Learning and Development, HR Compliance and Strategic Business Partnering.

“I am excited with the unique opportunity to shape a highly inclusive people and culture strategy at Lendlease, enabling meaningful career experiences for our workforce and centered on Lendlease’s continued focus on making a positive impact for our customers and communities,” said Gomez. “I look forward to leading a world-class organization that is helping to shape and define future communities.” 

Gomez holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Management from The London School of Economics and Political Science and a Master in Organization Development and Change Management from Penn State University. 

About Lendlease

Lendlease ( is a leading global real estate group with operations in Australia, Asia, Europe and the Americas. Our purpose is to create value through places where communities thrive. Headquartered in Sydney, Australia, and listed on the Australian Securities Exchange, Lendlease has approximately 8,200 employees internationally. Our core capabilities are reflected in our operating segments of Development, Construction and Investments. The combination of these three segments provides us with a sustainable competitive advantage and allows us to provide innovative integrated solutions for our customers.

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Tom Reller, VP, Communications