Whirlpool names Martin successor as Binkley announces planned retirement as Chief Human Resources Officer after almost 35 years with the company
Binkley was appointed to his current role in 2004. During Binkley's tenure with the company, he has served in various HR leadership capacities, including in the European region and as vice president of HR for the
"Dave has been a key leader for Whirlpool, serving as a strong advocate of building a values-based culture where people are recognized as our greatest assets," said
"I am proud and humbled to have been a part of the growth of such a terrific company with my greatest rewards coming from the opportunity to work with incredible Whirlpool people throughout the world," said Binkley. "After almost 35 years, I am looking forward to the plan I set for myself, namely to take several months to step back, reflect and shape the next chapter of my personal and professional life."
In her new assignment, Martin will report directly to
"In Carey's relatively short tenure with Whirlpool, she's become an important architect of many of the people processes and systems that touch our employees everyday," said Bitzer. "I'm confident in her ability to drive value-added change in the many ways we attract, develop and retain the best employees to shape Whirlpool's work culture to reflect our strong company values."
"Carey is the right person at the right time to take over as chief human resource officer," said Binkley. "She is a consummate professional with outstanding leadership skills who will continue to bring great value to the company."
Martin added, "The opportunity to work with Dave has been a tremendous learning experience for me. I am grateful for his support and privileged to follow in his footsteps. I look forward to building on Dave's achievements and taking our people strategy to the next level."
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