Quanex Names Kim Garcia New Chief Human Resources OfficerNovember 16th, 2021 by Editor
Quanex has promoted Kim Garcia to vice president, chief human resources officer. Garcia brings more than 20 years of human resources experience to the role, and the company says her appointment reflects Quanex’s focus on its employees as key stakeholders for the organization.
As chief human resources officer, Garcia will continue to oversee global human resources and payroll activities for the company. Her responsibilities will also include driving recruitment and retainment efforts across Quanex’s international operations.
“Kim’s commitment to employee engagement, well-being and growth drive her leadership in human resources at Quanex,” said George Wilson, president and CEO. “We’re excited to have her in this new role and are confident she will provide the kind of leadership required to drive critical HR initiatives throughout our company.”
Garcia joined Quanex in March 2020 as vice president, human resources, after more than two decades in human resources for various industries. During her tenure at Quanex, she has helped bolster Quanex’s recruitment and retention activities as the organization seeks to better serve customers across industries.
Garcia holds a Bachelor of Arts in psychology and Spanish from Rice University, an MBA from the University of Houston and an EdD in interdisciplinary leadership from Creighton University. She is based out of Quanex’s Houston headquarters.