Hanold Associates Recruits Chief HR Officer for American Woodmark

CHICAGO, IL, July 11, 2017 — Hanold Associates recruited Heather Banks as Head of Human Resources for American Woodmark Corporation. American Woodmark (NASDAQ: AMWD) offers over 500 cabinet styles for the remodeling and new home construction market. Its KCMA-certified cabinets are sold through a nationwide network of homebuilders, independent dealers and distributors, as well as Lowe’s and The Home Depot. The company is headquartered in Winchester, Virginia.

Ms. Banks will report to President and Chief Executive Officer, Cary Dunston, and be responsible for all human resources activities and continuing movement of the organization to a performance-based culture, protecting their performance edge as the company grows.

Ms. Banks was most recently the Vice President, Human Resources with Carlisle FoodService Products, a division of Carlisle Companies, and headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

“Heather is a highly talented, forward thinking, HR executive who truly cares about people’s wellbeing. Her warmth and authenticity will be key in continuing to shape an engaging and caring culture.  She is a wonderful person and is a great addition to the American Woodmark executive team,” said Ashley Schiele, the partner at Hanold Associates who led the search.

About Hanold Associates

Hanold Associates is a boutique retained executive search firm specializing in recruiting HR leaders, serving clients such as Patagonia, REI, Nike, UFC, Hanna Andersson, Electronic Arts, Marvin Companies, Tyson, Fiat-Chrysler, Godiva, eBay, Northwestern University, Fossil, Carnival Corporation, Kohler, Northwestern Medicine, Cummins and Vail Resorts among others.

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