Maeghan Sulham is the Chief People Officer at Putnam Associates. Her responsibly areas at Putnam include HR Operations, Talent Strategy, Recruiting, Performance Management and Professional Development.

Prior to joining Putnam, Maeghan was the Chief of Staff for Deloitte LLP’s Chief Strategy Officer. Additionally she has held various roles as a healthcare life sciences consultant and talent strategist at Deloitte Consulting and Deloitte LLP.

Maeghan helps organizations tackle their most complex talent and HR challenges and now applies her consulting and operations background to Putnam’s HR organization. She plays a key role implementing best in class talent experience for Putnamites and crafting and executing plans to help Putnam grow into the future.

Additionally Maeghan played a key role in all aspects of bringing to life two national bestselling business books by Geoff Tuff and Steve Goldbach, Provoke: How Leaders Shape the Future by Overcoming Fatal Human Flaws, (2021) and Detonate: Why–and How–Corporations need to Blow up Best Practices (and Bring a Beginner’s Mind) to Survive (2018).

Maeghan holds a Masters degree in Public Administration from Suffolk University in Boston, Massachusetts and a B.A. in Political Science from American University in Washington, D.C..

When not working, Maeghan can be found with her three young kids on the sidelines of a soccer game, a swim meet, crafting with her daughter’s girl scout troop or watching Frozen 2 for the 500th time. She and her husband Mark love dining out when they can secure a babysitter who will wrangle the three kids. Her and her family love to travel and some of their favorite trips have included Disney cruises, visits to Brussels to visit family and their summers spent oceanside in Narragansett, Rhode Island.

Be curious, not judgmental.
- Walt Whitman

Strategy for the Life Sciences