Specialty building products distributor GMS said Aug. 16 that Leigh Dobbs has been named chief human resources officer, effective Sept. 6.
“I am pleased to welcome Leigh to our GMS team,” said John C. Turner, Jr., president and CEO of GMS. “She brings extensive experience leading HR, which is crucial as we continue to execute against our strategic growth priorities, while also ensuring our commitment to the vision, mission and values of GMS. In her role as CHRO, Leigh will lead all aspects of our Human Resources efforts, including recruiting and retaining top talent, leadership development and training, compensation and benefits, HR operations, inclusion and diversity, and promoting our culture across the organization. I look forward to working with Leigh and the contributions she will make to the team.”
Dobbs has worked in HR for more than 20 years, most recently as EVP and chief human resources officer for Zenith American Solutions, Inc.