THOR Industries Appoints Chief HR Officer from Search by Hanold Associates

Michele McDermott THOR

THOR Industries has appointed Michele McDermott as Chief HR Officer. Hanold Associates’ Kile Hanold, Sandra Peña and Meg McElroy led the Elkhart, Indiana based search.

As Chief HR Officer, Michele will play a pivotal role in shaping the company’s comprehensive human resources strategy and operations, talent management, inclusion, safety, compensation, and benefits, aiming to enhance support for its decentralized family of companies and their team members. In this role, Michele will report directly to President and CEO Bob Martin. Prior to joining THOR, Michele served as Chief HR Officer at Hub Group.

THOR Industries is the largest manufacturer of recreational vehicles (RVs) in the world with a portfolio of companies including Airstream, Jayco, Dutchmen, Keystone, CrossRoads and Tiffin, among others. With the global headquarters in Elkhart, Indiana, THOR has a total of over 400 facilities in six countries and 11 U.S. states. THOR and its operating companies employ ~25,000 employees worldwide. The company is traded on the NYSE as THO, with a market cap of $5.9 billion.

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