Chief human resources officer appointed
27 February 2017
Trojan Battery Co., LLC, the manufacturer of deep-cycle batteries, has named Phillip Taylor as senior vice president, and chief human resources (HR) officer to lead the company's global workforce of more than 1,000 employees. Taylor brings over 30 years of experience to this position, which includes his most recent tenure at legendary toy maker Mattel, Inc.
"Phil's extensive global experience in talent acquisition, leadership development and change management, as well as his experience in complex acquisition integration situations, will serve us well as Trojan continues to grow to become a billion-dollar global energy storage solutions provider," Jeff Elder, president and chief executive officer for Trojan Battery, said.
Taylor is responsible for the development of corporate HR strategies for Trojan's worldwide operations in the areas of recruitment, compensation, benefits, performance management and organizational development for the company.
While at Mattel, Taylor served as senior vice president of HR for the commercial and corporate divisions. Prior to Mattel, Taylor worked with Fisher Price as production manager and personnel manager in the UK.