Virginia Grande

As The NPD Group’s Chief Human Resources Officer and Chief Administrative Officer, Virginia Grande is responsible for leading all global people-related strategy and policies as well as facilities and workplace planning and management.

Prior to joining The NPD Group, Virginia was the Managing Director and Global Head of Human Resources for the Securities Division of UBS. Before that, Virginia had a 25-year career with Merrill Lynch in a variety of senior positions including Managing Director and Global Head of HR for Corporate and Enterprise-wide groups, Head of HR for Global Investment Banking, CAO Global Investment Banking, COO for various investment banking groups, and Senior Counsel for Equity Sales and Trading. Virginia has a B.S. from Boston University and a J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law.