Gentherm has appointed Barbara Runyon as senior vice president and chief human resources officer, reporting to president and CEO, Phil Eyler.

"I am delighted to welcome Barb to our executive management team," said Eyler. "She is a transformational leader and brings a wealth of experience across all facets of human resources. Her extensive experience includes managing a global workforce, change management, process improvement and driving operational effectiveness.

"Barb is a great addition to the team we are building at Gentherm. She will be a great strategic partner to ensure we have the best talent, engaged employees and a high-performance work culture."

Runyon joins Gentherm from La-Z-Boy where she served as vice president and chief human resources officer from 2015 through 2018.

In that role she was responsible for leading the overall human resources strategy for 9,000 global employees, including compensation and benefits, talent acquisition and management, employee engagement, employee relations and safety.

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