ELKHART, Ind. – THOR Industries, Inc. (NYSE: THO) announced today the appointment of Michele McDermott as Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO).
In this role, McDermott will be responsible for the company’s human resources strategy and operations; talent management; inclusion; safety; and compensation and benefits. She will join the executive leadership team reporting to THOR President and Chief Executive Officer Bob Martin.
McDermott brings more than 25 years of experience in human resources leadership with large-scale, global enterprises and publicly traded companies. Most recently, she served as Executive Vice President and CHRO of Hub Group. Her previous leadership roles include positions of increasing responsibility at Assurance, National Express Group and United Service Companies.
“We are pleased to welcome Michele to THOR. She will be instrumental in further driving our high-performing culture and elevating our organizational effectiveness,” said Bob Martin, THOR President and CEO. “Michele brings a proven track record of success in working with large-scale businesses to build, retain and engage a diverse workforce.”
Ms. McDermott received her bachelor’s degree in business administration from Lewis University and Master of Business Administration in Finance and Operations from DePaul University’s Kellstadt Graduate School of Business.
About THOR Industries, Inc.
THOR Industries is the sole owner of operating companies which, combined, represent the world’s largest manufacturer of recreational vehicles.
For more information on the Company and its products, please go to www.thorindustries.com.