Mitsubishi Electric Trane HVAC US (METUS), a Suwanee, GA-based supplier of Ductless and Ducted Mini-split and Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) heat-pump and air-conditioning systems, has promoted Michelle Thomas to VP of Human Resources (HR).
In her new role, Thomas is responsible for the company’s human resources strategies and employee engagement. In addition, she leads METUS talent acquisition, development and retention initiatives. She also reinforces a culture of high performance through effective communication of strategic vision, objectives and business results.
“Over the years, Michelle has been a tremendous asset to our team. Her expertise in human resources strategies supports the high-performance culture that is key to the continued growth and success of our company and employees,” said Mark Kuntz, CEO, METUS.
Thomas joined the Mitsubishi Electric human resources team in July 2013. She served an essential role during the 2018 creation of Mitsubishi Electric Trane HVAC US, where she established benefits and policies for the new organization. Before joining METUS, she served as Senior VP, HR & Talent Management at Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.
Thomas holds a Bachelor of Science in merchandising from the University of Georgia and a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification from the Human Resources Certification Institute.