MORSCO Appoints New Chief HR Officer in Search Led by Hanold Associates

Evanston, IL, August 27, 2019 – MORSCO named Maruchy Cantu, of PepsiCo, as their Chief Human Resources Officer. Hanold Associates’ Keri Gavin and Sonia Nagra led the search for this Dallas-based role.

Reporting directly to MORSCO’s CEO, Maruchy Cantu will lead all aspects of Human Resources for MORSCO, which has grown over the past 8 years from $500M to $1.8B in annual revenue.

‘Maruchy is an exceptional HR leader who will be a transformative addition to MORSCO’s stellar executive team. Her distinctive leadership capability will be instrumental as MORSCO continues to evolve and grow. We’re excited to see what Maruchy, Chip Hornsby (CEO), and Sasha Nikolic (CTO) accomplish together,’ said Keri Gavin, Partner on the search.

With over 40,000 customers and retailing more than 100,000 products for over $1.8billion in sales, MORSCO is a leading US distributor of commercial and residential plumbing, waterworks and HVAC supplies and equipment. Headquartered in Dallas, TX, they have 189 branches in 17 states, and a combined 2500 employees.

About Hanold Associates

Hanold Associates is a retained HR executive search firm focused on recruiting Human Resources officers and Diversity & Inclusion leaders. We understand the importance of talent and culture inside an organization and build people-first organizations every day, one leader at a time. Although our client list is diverse, across industries, geographies and business scenarios, culture is at the core of everything we do. We are shaping organizations while changing the landscape of the human capital space through distinctive leadership.

Some of Hanold’s more recent top HR searches include those for Domino’s Pizza, Under Armour, the National Football League, Patagonia, REI, UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship), Gucci, Live Nation Entertainment, Apollo, Blackstone, TPG, Northwestern University, Electronic Arts, Fiat-Chrysler, Kohler, SC Johnson, eBay, Great Place To Work, Heinz, Fossil, Vail Resorts, Edward Jones, AbbVie, Carnival Corp., Google, Biogen, Allstate, Bridgestone, Silicon Valley Bank, T. Rowe Price, Wikimedia, Cargill, CNA Financial, Cummins, Tyson, ClubCorp, CDW and Nike, among others.

Deb Petritsch

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