Don Sabathier

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22+ years of senior executive experience in HR including 2 roles as VP of HR, one of which was in a company with over $1B in revenue.


Don Sabathier

Donald H. Sabathier is a senior Human Resources executive with more than 22 years leadership experience in seven different industries, both private and public.

Sabathier leverages his business and operations acumen to drive organizational efficiency and effectiveness. His management competencies span the gamut from setting and executing strategic corporate vision to hands-on delivery of leading-edge HR technologies. He provided internal coaching and counseling for managers and executive leadership while with several different industries.

Sabathier is known for his ability to analyze and diagnose organizational challenges and to provide accurate, timely and successful solutions. Currently, Sabathier is providing C-level HR management consulting.

Prior to 2009, Sabathier was VP of HR for Vanco Energy Company, a $1 billion, privately held oil & gas exploration company with operations in West Africa and Eastern Europe.

Before his role at Vanco, Sabathier was Director HR / Compensation & Benefits for Intermet Corporation, a privately held, global $750 million metal casting & manufacturing organization with twelve plants in the US and three in Europe.

Previous to this, Sabathier was VP of HR for Magnum Hunter Resources, Inc., a $494 million dollar oil & gas exploration and production company with domestic land and offshore operations.

From 1998 to 2002 Sabathier was Director, Compensation & Benefits and Director of HR for NorthWestern Services Group, a $1.1 billion dollar diversified company providing electric and gas distribution, energy services, HVAC and telecommunications.

Earlier in his career, Sabathier’s assignments included leadership positions with Pinkerton Security & Investigative Services, U.S Army, Saudi Arabian Marketing & Refining Company, Occidental Petroleum, and Helmerich & Payne, Inc.

Sabathier holds internationally recognized HR certifications in: Senior Professional in Human Resources, Global Professional in Human Resources, Certified Compensation Professional, Certified Benefits Professional, Global Remuneration Professional, Certified Retirement Administrator, Certified Retirement Counselor and Certified Security Supervisor.

Sabathier & Associates provides Human Resource consulting for public traded and privately owned organizations needing interim HR leadership or project based advisory services.

Sabathier & Associates designs and implements successful programs that reduce costs, create greater efficiency, increase shareholder value, establish vision & strategy, execute plans & objectives that will create competitive advantage.

Sabathier earned a B.S. in Business Administration from William Carey University, an MBA from Nicholls State University (Honors) and is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Business Administration with emphasis in Management and Organizational Development from Northcentral University.