Larken Associates names Warech to chief HR officer

Larken Associates, a Branchburg-based real estate company, announced on Wednesday that Michael Warech has been named chief HR officer.

In this role, Warech will lead the firm’s talent efforts, including talent acquisition, inclusion and diversity, training, employee engagement and more. He will also be tasked with developing and implementing a talent management strategy to support the firm’s growth plans.

Warech has more than 30 years of experience in human resources and previously ran his own consulting firm and held leadership roles at Harvard Business School, Willis Towers Watson, Avon Products, Consulting, Organizational Strategies and Assessment Alternatives.

“Michael has been consulting with us on all matters of human resources over the past few years. During that time, he has spearheaded numerous initiatives to design, refine and improve our human resources and talent management programming, cultivating a high-performing organization,” David Gardner, CEO and president of Larken Associates, said. “This is a pivotal time in the growth of Larken, and we are certain that Michael’s expertise, wealth of experience and impressive academic credentials will not only make him an asset to our senior leadership team but also make him instrumental in the ongoing expansion and success of our organization.”