Margaret Lazo

Margaret Lazo

Board Member, Advisory Board Member at HTLF, Xapa

Short Biography

As a Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO), I have extensive experience building contemporary Human Resources teams and functions at highly visible companies in transition. Throughout my career, I have been integrally involved in establishing business strategy and defining the organizational structures to accomplish it.

I am recognized as a valued and trusted partner to CEOs and operational leadership teams in the areas of:

  • Human Capital Strategy
  • Change Leadership
  • People & Culture


Strong operational expertise and a demonstrated capacity for defining HR strategy aligned to shifting business goals. Deep understanding and awareness of business metrics in diverse industries and public and privately held companies.


Proven ability to guide large organizations through complexity, including M&As, organizational pivots, regulatory changes, and business cycles. Provided global HR leadership through regulatory pressures and the rapid divestment of businesses at GE Capital, followed by business transformation and ownership changes at Univision.


Bilingual and bicultural, leveraging skillful HR leadership across diverse teams while building a culture of accountability and inclusion.

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