MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Jan. 24, 2017 // PRNewswire // - Effective this week, Wendy Radtke joined TruGreen as senior vice president of Human Resources and CHRO.
According to TruGreen President and CEO David Alexander, "This hiring decision is intended to convey the importance TruGreen places on selecting, orienting, developing and retaining our team at TruGreen. Wendy will enhance our already excellent HR organization by drawing from her more than 20 years of experience at multiple Fortune 500 companies."
That experience includes vice president-level roles at both The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company and Honeywell International. Most recently, she served as senior vice president and CHRO at The Babcock and Wilcox Company, where she helped lead it as a public company through a spin-off from its former parent. She also provided direction and leadership for B&W's global human resources functions and strategy including Total Rewards, talent acquisition, performance management, succession planning, diversity and inclusion, learning and development and employee and labor relations, ensuring these areas were closely aligned with the company's overall growth plans and business objectives. Wendy Radtke attained her master's degree in Industrial and Labor Relations from the University of Minnesota-Carlson School of Management.
"Her experience aligning business strategies with HR strategies, and her deep expertise in these areas make her the ideal addition to take the TruGreen team to the next level of growth," added Alexander.
Memphis, Tenn.-based TruGreen is the nation's largest lawn care company, serving more than 2.3 million residential and commercial customers across the United States with lawn, tree and shrub care. TruGreen believes more life should be lived outside and is committed to providing a beautiful lawn to serve as the foundation for outside experiences and lifelong memories. As the leader in the professional lawn care industry, TruGreen helps define responsible lawn care practices, conducts industry-leading education and training for our people, pioneers new application technologies and educates our customers on proper mowing and wise-use watering techniques. Today, there are approximately 260 TruGreen lawn care branches in the United States and Canada, plus about 35 franchise locations. Go to http://www.TruGreen.com or http://www.facebook.com/TruGreen for more information about TruGreen.