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SGA Talent Introduces The Exceptional Women Leaders Of Industry Week’s 2018 50 Best U.S Manufacturers List

Many outstanding women leaders are making great strides in manufacturing….let us look to them as ambassadors, mentors and role models. Yes there is a place for women in manufacturing. Today we would like to congratulate these exceptional women on their outstanding career journeys and successes.

Below are the women leaders who made the list! Congrats to all!

Colleen Zuhl: Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Thor Industries

Sreelakshmi Kolli: Senior Vice President & Global Information Technology Align

Jennifer Olson Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Doctor-Directed Consumer Channel, Align

Kendra Waldbusser, Head of Food Safety & Quality Assurance, Pilgrim’s

Lorraine Rupp: Vice President, Human Resources, Sanderson Farms

Hilary Burroughs: Director of Marketing, Sanderson Farms

Bonnie Smith: Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer, Lear Corporation

Terri Tahnoose: Vice President Corporate Communications, Product Marketing,  Lear Corporation

Kirsten Marriner: Senior Vice President, Chief People Officer, The Clorox Company

Laura Stein: Executive Vice President, General Counsel, The Clorox Company

Mary Garceau: Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary, Sherwin Williams

Julie Loosbrock: Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Deluxe

Amanda Brinkman: Vice President, Chief Brand & Communications Officer, Deluxe

Tracey G. Engelhardt, Senior Vice President, Direct-to-the-Consumer, Deluxe Corp.

Katherine Adams: Senior Vice President & General Counsel, Apple

Angela Ahrendts: Senior Vice President, Retail, Apple

Deirdre O’Brien: Senior Vice President, Retail & People, Apple

Stacy Bogart: Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, Winnebago

Colette Kress: Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, NVIDIA

Debora Shoquist: Executive Vice President, Operations, NVIDIA

Terri Kemp: Vice President, Human Resources, AAM

Patricia Beithon: General Counsel & Secretary, Apogee

Maureen Hayes: Chief Information Officer, Apogee

Audrey Hyland: Director, Human Resources, Apogee

Amy Dahl: Vice President, Human Resources & Distributor Development, Toro

Renee Peterson: Vice President, Treasurer & Chief Financial Officer, Toro

Kate Young: Head of Human Resources, Mettler-Toledo

Alice Heezen: Vice President, Human Resources, Trinseo

Jo-dee Benson: Vice President & Chief Culture Officer, Cirrus Logic

Kari Durham: Senior Vice President, Human Resources Skyworks Solutions

Fran Lockwood: Chief Technology Officer, Valvoline Inc

Heidi Matheys: Chief Marketing Officer, Valvoline Inc

Mary Meixelsperger: Chief Financial Officer, Valvoline Inc

Julie O’Daniel: Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary, Valvoline Inc

Andi Owen: Director, President & Chief Executive Officer, HermanMiller

Rebecca Alminiana: Vice President of Human Resources, Monster Beverage Corporation

Michele Buck: President & Chief Executive Officer , Hershey

Patricia Little: Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Hershey

Mary Beth West: Senior Vice President & Chief Growth Officer, Hershey

Hilary Krane: Executive Vice President Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel, Nike

Monique Matheson: Executive Vice President, Global Human Resources, Nike

Mary Lawler: Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resource Officer, Illinois Tool Works Inc.

Esther Ni: Vice President, Human Resources, Acuity Brands

Catherine Bruce: Vice President, Marketing Acuity Brands

Sarah Golish, Senior Vice President, Marketing & Demand Generation at Acuity Brands

Patricia Ackerman: Senior Vice President, Investor Relations, Treasurer, Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability, A. O. Smith Corporation

Shelly Ibach: President & Chief Executive Officer, Sleep Number Corporation,

Melissa Barra: Senior Vice President, Chief Strategy & Customer Relations Officer, Sleep Number Corporation,

Annie Bloomquist: Senior Vice President & Chief Product Officer, Sleep Number Corporation

Patricia Dirks: Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer, Sleep Number Corporation

Meg Newman: Chief Human Resources Officer, Keurig Dr Pepper


Maria Sceppaguercio: Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, Keurig Dr Pepper

Britta Bomhard: Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer, Church & Dwight Co

Judy Zagorski: Executive Vice President, Global Human Resources, Church & Dwight Co

Rebecca House: Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary, Rockwell Automation

Karen Keegans: Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Rockwell Automation

Tessa Myers: President North America, Rockwell Automation

Julie D’Emilio: Executive Vice President, Sales, Carter’s

Jill Wilson: Senior Vice President, Human Resources & Talent Development, Carters

Kathy Warden: President & Chief Executive Officer, Northrop Grumman

Ann Addison: Corporate Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer, Northrop Grumman

Sheila Cheston: Corporate Vice President, General Counsel, Northrop Grumman

Kristin Glazner: Senior Vice President & Human Resources Officer, Wabash National Corporation

Melanie Margolin: Senior Vice President & General Counsel, Wabash National Corporation

Janet Hogan: Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Hormel Foods

Lori Marco: Senior Vice President, External Affairs, General Counsel, Hormel Foods

Kathy Waller: Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Coca Cola

Jennifer Mann: Senior Vice President, Chief People Officer & Global Ventures, Coca Cola

Beatriz Perez: Senior Vice President & Chief Communications, Public Affairs, Sustainability, and Marketing Officer, Coca Cola

Lynn Wilson: Vice President, Supply Chain, LP Building Products

Erin Kane: President & Chief Executive Officer, AdvanSix Inc.

Jackie Grunwald: Vice President, Chief Information Officer, AdvanSix Inc.

If you like what you see here, please go to our site and download our latest study; “SGA Talent Introduces The Leaders Of Industry Week’s 2018 50 Best U.S Manufacturers List – Highlighting Women Leaders”

SGA Talent www.sgatalent.com.

Again congrats to all who make the list!

Sheila Greco

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