GattiHR Assists Trico Group in Recruiting a New Director, Human Resources, Maintenance

GattiHR recruits Michael Zimmerman as Trico Group’s Director, HR, Maintenance. J.L. Baker and Charley Betzig led this search.

TRICO Group is the parent company of many of the automotive industries most recognizable OEM and Aftermarket brands and a leader in automotive repair and maintenance products. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio with operations found around the globe, TRICO Group is a privately held company and built with a team of professionals dedicated to building profitable, enduring growth among all our customers with an unrelenting drive to exceed customer’s expectations.

The Director, Human Resources is responsible for leading the function within the Maintenance division. Reporting directly to the EVP, HR with dotted line to the business unit leader this role will be developing and executing an HR strategy fit for the Maintenance business that is in line with and in support of the broader human resource strategy across all of TRICO.

As a key member of the leadership team, the Director, HR will have significant responsibility and visibility as a culture driver for the organization. The successful candidate will provide guidance, advise, counsel and support to the CEO along with other leaders in the organization as it continues its rapid growth. Effective change management, strategic thinking and the ability to design solutions will be keys to success in this role, particularly when paired with the objective of retaining the Company’s strong, high-integrity, performance-based culture. A player/coach mentality will be paramount and changing the way in which HR operates inside the Company is also critical. This means raising expectations about the role of HR throughout the organization.