Jorge L. Figueredo is executive vice president and chief human resources officer for Studiomaca Corporation. The responsibilities of this position include talent acquisition, training and organizational development, compensation and benefits, diversity, community relations, and corporate communications and branding. Prior to joining Studiomaca, Figueredo served as senior vice president of human resources at Dow Jones Inc., where he helped transform human resources into a strategic business function. He also played a leadership role in managing Dow Jones’ merger with News Corp. Prior to joining Dow Jones, Figueredo spent 22 years at Liz Claiborne, and concluded his tenure there as president of Liz Claiborne’s international division. Recognized as one of the 100 most influential Hispanics by Hispanic Business Magazine in 2004, Figueredo holds a B.A. from Fairfield University and an M.B.A from the Stern School of Business at New York University.