Kelli Clark
Vice President of Culture, Employee Experience and Employee Communications


Kelli Clark was named Emerson’s vice president, culture, employee experience and employee communications in July 2022. With more than 20 years’ experience in culture, employee engagement, and corporate communications, Clark leads efforts to build Emerson’s purpose-centric culture, develop effective internal communications and strengthen the employee experience. In this role, which is the first of its kind for Emerson, Clark also has responsibility for modernizing Emerson’s employee listening and engagement programs.

Clark specializes in creating comprehensive engagement, communications and change management programs that promote robust culture, encourage collaboration, build trust, and engage and enable teams to achieve business objectives. Before joining Emerson, Clark served as chief culture officer at Aon, a multi-national financial services firm with over 50,000 employees. She has also held human resources leadership roles in change management and communications at Exelon, Sears Home Services, Raleigh-Durham International Airport and Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc.

Clark earned a bachelor’s degree in communications from Missouri State University and a master’s degree in international business from Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen, Scotland. She and her family reside in Chicago, Illinois.