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Cooper Tire & Rubber Company [FINDLAY, Ohio] announced that Paula Whitesell will join the company as Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) effective July 27. Whitesell joins Cooper from Peapod Digital Labs (PDL) in Chicago, where she served as Vice President, Human Resources. PDL is a unit of Ahold Delhaize. She progressed to this role after serving as Vice President of Human Resources at Peapod, LLC. Prior to Peapod, Whitesell had an 18-year career with Whirlpool Corporation, where she most recently served as Senior Director—Global Human Resources. Her career has also included roles in Tier 1 automotive industry suppliers such as VDO-Siemens and Budd Thyssenkrupp Company.
NS1 [NEW YORK] hired Lorraine Heber-Brause as vice president and global head of people. Prior to joining NS1, Heber-Brause held leadership roles at Yotpo, AppNexus, BlackRock, American Express, and Citi.
Signify Health [DALLAS] announced the appointment Kathleen Tourjee as Chief Human Resources Officer. Tourjee joins Signify Health from WebMD where she served as the Vice President in charge of Human Resources. Prior to joining WebMD, Tourjee was with Pfizer where she started as a chemical process engineer in pharmaceutical manufacturing, but eventually switched to human resources where she progressed through increasing levels of responsibility to lead the global compensation, benefits and wellness programs.
iPipeline [EXTON, PA] announced the appointment of Kevin Baer as Chief People Officer. Baer has more than 35 years of experience designing people strategies and building high-performance organizations for clients including ConocoPhillips, Phillips66, United Airlines, and Constellation Energy. Baer comes to iPipeline from Mpact Leadership Coaching, where he was a founding partner. Prior to Mpact Leadership Coaching, Baer held key executive positions at Continental Airlines Travel University, Got-A-Job.com, Corestaff Staffing, and Sales Performance International.
Groundworks Companies [VIRGINIA BEACH, VA.] announced the hiring of Adam Currie as Vice President of Human Resources. Currie comes to Groundworks from TruGreen, where he served in multiple roles including his most recent position as a director and HR business partner. Before entering the home services field, Currie worked in numerous HR and executive compensation positions with USAA.
Earnest [SAN FRANCISCO] welcomed Victoria Hughes as its new Chief People Officer. Hughes most recently served as the Chief People Officer at AnitaB.org. Her leadership experience spans a variety of industries including Fortune 500 companies to the non-profit sector.