Bernard M. Garrigues

Bernard Garrigues

Bernard Garrigues is Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer of Webster Financial Corporation and Webster Bank

Bernard Garrigues is executive vice president and chief human resources officer of Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS) and Webster Bank. He joined Webster in 2014.

Prior to that, Bernard was with TIMEX Group in Middlebury, Conn., where he was the chief human resources officer providing comprehensive global human resources responsibility for several thousand employees in 22 countries. Previously, he worked 21 years for General Electric where he served as global head of HR with a number of GE businesses, including GE Commercial Finance, GE Capital Real Estate, GE Capital IT Solutions and Healthcare in both the United States and Europe.

Bernard is Six Sigma Green belt certified, a published author, and a seasoned guest lecturer.

He is a graduate of the University of Montpellier in Montpellier, France with degrees in employee relations and law.