LOUISVILLE, Ky. — GE Appliances, a Haier company, has named Rocki Rockingham chief human resources officer. Most recently, Rockingham was the senior vice president of global human resources for Newell Brands Appliances & Cookware based in Boca Raton, Fla.
In addition to leading all facets of human resources, Rockingham will be a key member of the GEA executive leadership team focused on a strategy to fuel the company’s U.S. expansion and responsible for building upon the recent global Great Place to Work recognition to create a premier workplace culture that attracts and retains the best talent.
Rockingham was most recently engaged in the South Florida community. She has served on the board of directors for LifeNet4Families of Broward County as the chair and an officer of the SOS Children’s Villages Florida. She also served in numerous board roles for the Achievement Centers for Children & Families, the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE), the GreateBoca Raton Chamber of Commerce, the West Boca Medical Center Governing Board, the Literacy Coalition for the Palm Beaches, and others.
Rockingham was the recipient of the ATHENA Individual award for outstanding leadership presented by the Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches and has received numerous other honors.
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