SUWANEE, Ga. — Mitsubishi Electric Trane HVAC US (METUS) announced the promotion of Michelle Thomas to vice president, human resources.

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.

“Over the years, Michelle has been a tremendous asset to our team,” said Mark Kuntz, chief executive officer, Mitsubishi Electric Trane HVAC US. “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.”

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 vice president, human resources, and 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.

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