Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
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Sykes Enterprises Inc.
Vice President, Human Resources – North America
Welbilt, Inc. (NYSE:WBT) announced today that Jennifer Gudenkauf has been appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, effective January 6, 2020.
Gudenkauf most recently served as Vice President, Human Resources – North America for Sykes Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:SYKE), a Tampa-based provider of process outsourcing services, information technology consulting and information technology-enabled services, such as technical support and customer service, since 2017.
From 2009 to 2017, she held a variety of human resources leadership roles with increasing responsibility at Bloomin’ Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLMN), which owns and operates approximately 1,200 restaurants across the U.S. and in 20 countries. Prior to Bloomin’ Brands, she held a variety of human resources roles for Gentiva Health Services, Inc., a leading home health care and hospice services firm, from 1997 to 2009.
“Jen brings a well-rounded background in multiple areas of human resources to her role at Welbilt,” said Bill Johnson, Welbilt’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “She has designed and implemented talent strategies for recruiting, training and leadership development, led compensation and benefits and implemented human resources technology solutions. This background makes Jen the ideal person to make our human resources organization a strategic business partner to our