Bob Zimel

Director, Global Learning & Development at STERIS

Bob Zimel, CPTD, has extensive experience in learning and development roles across various organizations. Bob is currently the Director of Global Learning & Development at STERIS, where they lead the design and execution of the company's employee and leadership development strategy. Prior to that, they served as the Global Director of Learning & Development at Avison Young, where they built out L&D capabilities across the global business. Before that, they were the Vice President of Learning and Development at e-TeleQuote Insurance Inc., where they developed short and long-term development strategies for the organization.

Bob's previous roles also include being a Board Member and Past President at the ATD Mid New Jersey Chapter and serving as the Global Director of Learning at Solvay. Bob also held the position of National Advisors for Chapters at ATD, a volunteer leadership role. Bob has experience working at The Children's Place, Benjamin Moore & Co., AchieveGlobal, and The Forum Corporation, where they focused on talent development and management, organizational change, and implementing learning solutions.

Overall, Bob Zimel, CPTD, has a strong background in learning and development, with diverse experience in developing strategies, leading teams, and implementing effective learning solutions.

Bob Zimel, CPTD, holds a BS degree in Management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - The Lally School of Management. Bob obtained their CPTD certification from the Association of Talent Development in 2011. Additionally, Bob has completed various training programs and certifications, including AchieveGlobal, DiSC, FranklinCovey, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Strength Deployment Inventory, and The Forum Corporation. Specific details regarding the institution and years of completion for these certifications are not provided.


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  • Director, Global Learning & Development

    April, 2023 - present