VP | Human Resources
years at HHI / years in industry
Shawn Simmons is the Vice President of Human Resources for Spectrum Brands HHI. Shawn leads all organizational and talent development, employment, performance management, compensation, benefits and wellness initiatives for Spectrum’s HHI team.
Shawn joined Spectrum Brands in January 2017 from Luxottica Group, where he served as the Head of Human Resources for Oakley. At Oakley, Shawn led a global HR team of 45, supporting over 5,000 employees. Shawn joined Luxottica in 2013 as part of EyeMed, Supply Chain and OneSight where he managed all HR programs for a $1.5B insurance business, a six-site North American supply chain operation, and a global not-for-profit charity organization. Shawn has also worked in various HR leadership roles for Starbucks Coffee, Honeywell and Nestle.
In addition to Shawn’s extensive HR experience, he is a certified Six Sigma Greenbelt and holds a B.S. in Business Administration and an M.A. in Organizational Management.