The Christopher Group Recruits Chief People Officer for Clements Fluids

May 6, 2024 – The Christopher Group (TCG), a boutique HR executive search and business solutions recruiting firm, has placed Luanne Carr as the new chief people officer for Clements Fluids in Tyler, TX. Managing partner Pam Noble and recruiting director Kristen Perez led the assignment. “We are delighted to continue our partnership with Clements Fluids by connecting them with Luanne Carr as their new chief people officer,” said Ms. Noble. “Luanne’s expertise in partnering closely with senior leadership to design and lead the People function and organizational structure will be instrumental in driving organizational effectiveness and facilitating strategic growth. This marks another step in strengthening the connection between Clements Fluids’ leadership team and their talent strategy.”

Ms. Carr is a strategic HR leader and trusted advisor with extensive experience partnering with executive leadership teams in the financial services industry. She serves as a catalyst for change, enabling the transformation of growth companies by creating sustained value through strong relationships and a transparent, practical consultative approach that fosters high levels of collaboration and problem-solving. Ms. Carr has a track record in developing and implementing innovative people strategies, enhancing organizational effectiveness, and partnering with business leaders to facilitate business transformation and drive tangible business results. She brings expertise in leading HR functions and teams during mergers and acquisitions, contributing to successful transitions and strategic alignment within dynamic organizational environments.

“Working with The Christopher Group on my executive placement at Clements Fluids was a journey illuminated by professionalism, support and collaboration,” said Ms. Carr. “Kristen Perez, with her unwavering dedication, and Pam Noble, with her strategic guidance, orchestrated a seamless transition to an offer as chief people officer. Together, they epitomized excellence, transforming what could have been a daunting stressful process into a positive and empowering experience.”

As the chief people officer, Ms. Carr will partner closely with senior leadership to design and lead the people function and the overall organizational structure and vision. She will be instrumental in establishing a respected human resources function, including leadership development, employee engagement, culture development, change management, talent management, professional development, employee relations, talent acquisition, and total rewards.

Clements Fluids was established in 1985 and has become a trusted advisor in the Workover/Completion/Drilling Fluids. The company services customers in Texas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Arkansas, and Oklahoma.

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Founded in 1998 by Tom and Paula Christopher (former HR executives with GE, Pepsi, Progressive Insurance, and Citigroup), The Christopher Group is a leading boutique HR executive search and staffing solutions firms. TCG is staffed by former HR professionals and trained search practitioners who use proprietary, scientific and industry-leading systems, tools, and processes. The firm has offices in Willoughby, OH; Sarasota, FL; and Kansas City, MO.

Ms. Noble is president of the HR consulting services division unit as well as practice leader for the firm’s expanding diversity, equity, inclusion, and engagement practice. She joined The Christopher Group leadership team as chief human resources officer and managing partner in 2020. She brings over 25 years of comprehensive human resources leadership to the firm. “I have had the privilege of knowing Pam for over 20 years,” said Mr. Christopher. “She is one of the finest and most capable HR executives nationwide. Additionally, her expertise in the areas of culture; change management; diversity, equity, and inclusion; and executive coaching is truly outstanding. Finally, she is a true servant leader.”

Mr. Perez brings over 18 years of experience to Nordson Corp. Previously, he was head of HR for the business group functional organizations at Honeywell, where he managed more than 3,000 people across finance, legal, IT, M&A, transformation and commercial excellence for an $11 billion Honeywell strategic business group.

Recent Searches

The Christopher Group was recently selected by Vertex Service Partners in Charlotte, NC, to lead in its searches for a chief people officer and vice president of talent acquisition. Managing partners, Nat Schiffer and Ayla Maloney are leading these assignments. “We are privileged to partner with Vertex Service Partners, a leader in home improvement services,” said Mr. Schiffer. “Leading the search for their chief people officer and vice president of talent acquisition is an honor, as these pivotal roles will shape the future of talent management and growth within the company. Together, we will build a workforce that drives success and innovation in the home services industry.”

Vertex is a residential home improvement services platform with a focus on roofing and other exterior services. Vertex aims to create a best-in-class group of industry leaders who can share resources, best practices, and expertise to deliver unparalleled service to residential homeowners.

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Contributed by Scott A. Scanlon, Editor-in-Chief; Dale M. Zupsansky, Executive Editor; Lily Fauver, Senior Editor – Hunt Scanlon Media

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