Melissa Luff LoizidesZebra Technologies
Melissa Luff Loizides is vice president of HR at Zebra Technologies, a global leader in tracking technology and solutions that generate actionable information and insight by connecting people, assets and data, which gives companies unprecedented visibility into their business and a performance edge. Zebra, headquartered in Lincolnshire, Ill., empowers people on the front line of business in retail, health care, transportation and logistics, manufacturing and other industries.
Melissa has nearly 25 years of experience within the technology and finance industries and has provided HR leadership throughout multiple merger and acquisition engagements including the Motorola acquisition of Symbol Technologies and the Zebra acquisition of the enterprise division from Motorola Solutions. Over her career, she has partnered with C-suite executives across multiple organizations and teams. In her current role, Melissa is leading Zebra’s Global HR Business Partners collaborating with our executive leadership and their organizations to “Shape the Future of Zebra through the Power of People.”
Melissa joined Symbol Technologies, Inc. in 2004 as HR business partner for engineering and product management, following her many years at Goldman Sachs & Co. in the Equities Division. During Melissa’s tenure, she held numerous HR business partner roles of increasing responsibility and scope with leaders across multiple functions. She was selected for a six-month rotation to partner with and support the Motorola Solutions Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) in 2011. In 2014 with Zebra’s acquisition of the MSI Enterprise business, Melissa was a core HR team member leading the effort to “carve out” nearly 4,500 employees and assets of the Enterprise business that were acquired by Zebra Technologies. Since the acquisition, Melissa has held roles of increasing responsibility leading to the merging of all global HRBP’s under her leadership in April 2021.
Melissa holds a bachelor of arts in history and a master of science in management with a concentration in HR management from St. Joseph’s College. She is a certified KF360 coach, and a member of the School Business Partnerships of Long Island, First Long Island Board of Directors. She resides in East Patchogue, NY, with her husband and two children.