David A. Thaeler  

This article accompanies Crisis as Catalyst.

Category: Organizations with fewer than 7,500 employees

Title: Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

Company: Haskell, Jacksonville, Fla.

Key HR Challenges: Growing the business shortly after joining the company at the beginning of the Great Recession. Overseeing the acquisition of five companies that doubled the company's headcount. 

Key HR Accomplishments: Completing the acquisition of a 450-employee construction company more than a full year ahead of schedule. Creating an intensive four-year program in which technical employees learn managerial skills. 

Oct 16, 2017
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