Jose Tomas is executive vice president and chief human resources officer of Indianapolis-based Anthem, Inc. As a member of Anthem’s executive leadership team, Mr. Tomas is responsible for succession planning and talent management, compensation and benefits, workforce development, diversity management, associate engagement, corporate communications, and corporate security.
Joining Anthem in 2013, Mr. Tomas previously served as global chief people officer and president for the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region for Burger King Corporation (BKC). As a key member of the executive team, he was responsible for the company’s global human resources and communications functions. He led operations, marketing, business development, purchasing, and supply and distribution functions for the LAC region. Previously at BKC, he served as vice president of human resources, leading the human resources function supporting the company’s North America business unit as well as the global operations strategic unit headquartered in Miami. In addition, he oversaw security and asset protection for BKC’s company-owned restaurants in the United States and Canada. He has also served in both field and corporate human resources positions with Ryder System Inc., a global logistics company, and Publix Super Markets, an industry-leading grocery chain in the southeastern United States.
Mr. Tomas holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a master’s in management from Florida International University. He is certified as a Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and currently serves as a board member for SHRM.