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Joan Maesky-Plaha
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Joan Maesky-Plaha

Vice President of Human Resources
Toshiba America Business Solutions & Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions

Serving as Vice President of Human Resources at both Toshiba America Business Solutions and Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions, Joan Maesky-Plaha works with senior management to shape the two companies’ overarching business strategy. She is an internal expert on talent and functional trends while championing innovation and continuous employee improvement.

Maesky-Plaha oversees strategic human resources planning to attract and retain top talent while positioning Toshiba as an employer of choice in Southern California and Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. The established Toshiba employee is additionally tasked with directing short- and long-term human resource planning aligning with Toshiba America Business Solutions’ and Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions’ overall business objectives.

Maesky-Plaha is also a member of Toshiba’s Executive Leadership Team, which is tasked with charting the strategic direction of the two companies.

Prior to her current role, Maesky-Plaha served as human resources director at Toshiba America, Inc. She began her Toshiba career as a human resources specialist at Toshiba America Information Systems in 1996.