Shutterfly Inc. Names Chief Human Resources Officer

Shutterfly Inc. Names Chief Human Resources Officer


Redwood City, CA—Shutterfly, Inc., manufacturer and digital retailer of personalized photo products and services offered through a family of lifestyle brands, appointed Tracy Layney as senior vice president and chief human resources officer.

Layney is responsible for all aspects of human resources, including compensation and benefits, recruiting, employee development and relations, information systems, real estate, and employment branding.

Additionally, she will oversee the Shutterfly Foundation. Launched with an initial contribution of stock from the Shutterfly IPO in September 2006, the Shutterfly Foundation is run by a team of employee volunteers and was created to strengthen the connection to the company’s local communities through grant donations and organizational assistance.

“Tracy is a terrific addition to the Shutterfly, Inc., team,” said Jeffrey Housenbold, president and chief executive officer of Shutterfly, Inc. “Her experience overseeing human resources in a consumer-focused, multi-brand environment will be invaluable as we continue to scale and grow our family of lifestyle brands.”

Layney brings many years of human resources and organizational strategy to her position. Most recently she was senior vice president and head of Human Resources and Communications for Old Navy. Previously, Layney held numerous other roles at Gap Inc., including vice president, human resources strategy, technology and operations and senior director of international human resources. Prior to that she held roles with Levi Strauss & Company and Pricewaterhouse Coopers Business Consulting.