Ernest holds a BS in Industrial Engineering & Management Sciences from Northwestern University (Evanston, IL, USA). Prior to Danaher, Ernest held progressive roles in Human Resources within the retail and pharmaceutical sectors. In 2013, Ernest joined Danaher with global responsibility for Danaher’s University Recruiting and Early Career Leadership Development programs. Later he was appointed into an expanded role to lead Diversity and Inclusion where he has global responsibility for the Office of D+I and the enterprise’s strategic direction related to D+I which drives policies, actions and culture for the over 20 Danaher operating companies around the world. In 2020, he joined Ralph Lauren as Senior Vice President, Talent.