PE-backed Springs Window Fashions appoints Tim Oswald as Senior Vice President of HR. Hanold Associates’ Ashley Schiele, Katrina Prospero and Jason Hanold led the search for this Madison, Wisconsin-area role.
Tim Oswald comes to Springs from Regal Beloit Corporation where he was the Head of HR. Reporting directly to the CEO of Springs Window Fashions, Eric Jungbluth, Mr. Oswald will be a key strategic partner to the executive team and will transform and refine HR operations throughout the organization. He will oversee teams of HR professionals in both the US and Mexico and restructure the function to align more closely to the company’s business objectives.
‘Tim is an exceptionally talented HR executive who brings a wealth of HR knowledge and expertise to Springs Window Fashions,’ said Ashley Schiele, Partner on the search. ‘As Springs’ first Head of Human Resources, Tim will enable and support the growth of the business through a strong focus on talent development and business partnership.’
Founded in 1939, with the invention of the Badger Drapery Crane, Springs Window Fashions quickly expanded and started manufacturing a variety of products related to blinds, shades, and draperies. Over the years, the company has expanded several times and made numerous acquisitions. Now, with 14 facilities and more than 8,000 employees worldwide, it is the second largest global manufacturer and distributor of window coverings and drapery hardware.