WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 18, 2013--
HanesBrands (NYSE: HBI), a leading marketer of everyday basic apparel
under world-class brands, today announced the appointment of Elizabeth
L. Burger to the position of chief human resources officer, effective
July 22, 2013.
Elizabeth L. Burger has been appointed chief human resources officer for HanesBrands, a leading marketer of everyday basic apparel under world-class brands. (Photo: Business Wire)
Burger, 42, joins HanesBrands from Monsanto Company, where she was vice
president of human resources for global business operations. She has
nearly 20 years of human resources experience, including acquisition
integration, business strategy development, organizational design,
international operations, and compensation, diversity and employee
engagement program design.
Burger will have responsibility for all HanesBrands human resources
functions globally and will report to Chairman and Chief Executive
Officer Richard A. Noll. Burger succeeds Kevin W. Oliver, who led the
recruitment of Burger as his successor and will retire as planned after
a short transition period. He joined HanesBrands as the leader of human
resources in 2005.
“We are thrilled to have Elizabeth join our senior management team,”
Noll said. “She is an excellent leader who has strong HR expertise,
international operational knowledge and management experience. She will
be integral to the execution of our business strategies, which requires
a business savvy human resources function.
“Kevin Oliver has been an outstanding company leader and contributor to
our success as we have built a stronger, more competitive and more
profitable enterprise. He will be missed, but we wish him the very best.”
HanesBrands is a socially responsible leading marketer of everyday basic
apparel under some of the world’s strongest apparel brands, including Hanes,
Champion, Playtex, Bali, JMS/Just My Size, barely
there, Wonderbra and Gear for Sports. Ranked No. 512
on the Fortune 1000 list, Hanes has approximately 51,500 employees in
more than 25 countries. More information about the company and its
corporate social responsibility initiatives may be found on the Hanes
corporate website at www.HanesBrands.com.
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