Mohawk Emphasizes Its Focus On Employee Development With Newly Appointed Chief People Officer

March 27, 2019
By Danielle Leonard

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Syracuse, NY – Mohawk Global Logistics, a leading Customs broker and freight forwarder in the Northeast and Midwest, announces the expansion of the Executive Leadership Team with the appointment of Alicia Kirkby to the position of Chief People Officer (CPO).

Kirkby comes to Mohawk from Mower (formerly Eric Mower + Associates), a large, privately held advertising, marketing and public relations agency, where she was Chief Human Resources Officer. Prior to that, she held senior human resource positions at top architectural/engineering companies, as Director of Human Resources for the C&S Companies and Human Resources Manager for Clough, Harbour & Associates, LLP.

Kirkby holds over 20 years of progressive experience in Talent Management. As Mohawk’s CPO, Kirkby drives initiatives in talent acquisition, overall employee experience, total rewards and culture development across Mohawk’s seven locations.

“Our culture is rooted in our core values of Enrich. Care. Deliver.,” said Gar Grannell, CEO of Mohawk. “We are dedicated to enriching the lives of our people through personal and professional development. Adding Alicia to the team, greatly enhances our capacity to enrich the employee experience at Mohawk”, he added.

Alicia Kirkby attended Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and is certified by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI).

About Mohawk

With roots dating back to 1970, Mohawk Global Logistics is a team of logistics and trade specialists dedicated to fulfilling supply chain needs with a strong emphasis on Customs brokerage, domestic and international transportation, trade compliance, education, and consulting.

By enriching the lives of our people, Mohawk Global Logistics is a leader in delivering world-class, personalized logistics solutions. Mohawk is a certified Great Places to Work® company.


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