Apex Tool Group Appoints New Chief Human Resource Officer

Apex Tool Group Appoints New Chief Human Resource Officer | THE SHOPApex Tool Group has appointed Pete Dyke to the position of senior vice president, chief human resource officer, effective Aug. 22, the company announced. He will serve on the executive leadership team and report directly to Jim Roberts, chief executive officer.

Dyke has over twenty years of executive HR leadership experience with brands like General Electric, Pentair and Innovative Water Care. He most recently served as the CHRO of Hillenbrand, Inc., where he developed and implemented the company’s first DEI action plan and transformed a decentralized organization structure into a globally consolidated operating model, the company said.

“I am very excited to join Apex Tool Group, which has a rich and deep legacy producing world-class hand and power tools.  As a woodworker, I’m very familiar with the outstanding brands represented by ATG. My top priority in leading the Human Resources function is ensuring that our associates have opportunities to make a meaningful impact for our customers while simultaneously growing their careers in a way that aligns with their professional needs,” said Dyke.

“Pete has significant experience driving HR, operations, and overall business process transformations. I am confident that this appointment will elevate ATG’s mission to become a high-performance organization,” said Roberts.

Dyke has a Master of Labor Relations and a bachelor’s degree in International Relations and Economics from Michigan State University.

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