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dave petersen

It all began with an interesting agreement nearly 30 years ago. Our Chief Appreciateologist came to O.C. Tanner and boldly told leaders he wanted to work for three months”¦without pay. If they weren’t happy with his work, he’d pack up and leave. Now, Dave’s the CEO of the world’s top employee appreciation company. He knows firsthand how recognition can transform employees and cultures, ultimately leading to great work. He’s created plenty of it for us over the years in our Marketing, IT, Sales, Manufacturing, Operations, and Client Services departments. His keen sense of leadership and global business experience make the difference for many of our Fortune 500 clients. Known for a trademark wit and mean golf swing, Dave’s greatest joy in life comes from spending time with family.

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