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Carey Martin, Whirlpool VP Human Resources

Carey Martin

Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, Executive Committee

Carey Martin joined Whirlpool in August 2013 as Vice President, Human Resources North America. In this role, she was accountable for the human resources strategy and execution for North America; an $11B business with 30,000 employees. Her focus was on driving extraordinary performance of the business through ensuring organizational effectiveness, developing great people, and driving a winning culture.

In July 2017, Martin was appointed to Vice President, Global Human Resources where she was accountable for the Human Resources Strategy and Planning, Talent Management, and Total Rewards communities of expertise and HR Service Centers globally. She was also responsible for delivering the multi-year HR transformation initiative, HR Excellence, designing and deploying new global processes, technology, and operating model across the company.

In 2019, Martin was appointed to Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for Whirlpool Corporation.

Prior to joining Whirlpool, Martin spent 13 years at Eaton Corporation in roles of increasing responsibility. Her last role was Vice President Human Resources Hydraulics Group, where she was the HR leader for 14,000 employees across 60 global sites. In her tenure at Eaton she had a breadth of global experiences spanning business HR, manufacturing operations HR, talent and strategy, and executive compensation and benefits.

Martin holds two degrees both from Michigan State University; a Masters of Social Science in Human Resources and a Bachelors of Art in Business from the Eli Broad College of Business. She sits on two Boards including Lakeland Regional Health System and SunSource Holdings where she is also the Compensation Committee Chair.