Susan Tinnon, Vice-President HR at Gerresheimer Glass Inc. in the USA, nominated Michele Hoffmann for the HRA Professional Excellence Award. “In a very short period of time, Michele has become viewed as a leader in the HR organization. Her fellow employees have confidence and trust in the guidance they seek from her, and that she readily provides.”
Michele Hoffmann is HR Director at Gerresheimer in the United States with responsibility for the 430 employees at the Millville and Chicago Heights plants. Both plants manufacture glass packaging products for the pharmaceutical, cosmetics and food & beverage industries.
"The most important part of a HR manager’s job is to ensure continuity in all areas of his work. Only then can he effectively support the organization that he works for“, commented Michele Hoffmann. “I make sure that our employees have a safe workplace that everyone feels comfortable working in.” Michele supports the workforce by providing guidance, coaching and advice to people at all levels of the organization’s hierarchy, from management down to new entrants. She ensures that employees comply with all company policies, procedures and the relevant laws. Michele Hoffmann enjoys her work. She sees herself as a strategic partner to all company departments and encourages employees to work together effectively in line with the Gerresheimer values of integrity, excellence, innovation, responsibility and teamwork.