AUGUST 28, 2013 — Craig E. Philip, Chief Executive Officer, Ingram Barge Company today announced the addition of Kim W. Nowell as Senior Vice President, Human Resources.
Kim W. Nowell
"Kim brings a wealth of experience and an ambitious drive to create effective strategies and successful initiatives, and we're excited to have her join our leadership team," Mr. Philip said.
At Ingram, Ms. Nowell will have direct responsibility for overall planning and administration of both shore side and marine human resources. As part of the senior team reporting to Mr. Philip, she will provide an enhanced focus on organizational development and succession planning, as well as talent acquisition and retention.
Ms. Nowell most recently served as Chief People Officer for Nashville-based Oreck Corporation, an international company of more than 1,500 associates. Prior to Oreck, Ms. Nowell held the position of Senior Vice President of Human Resources with Direct General Corporation, based in Nashville.
Ms. Nowell received her Bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of Tennessee and her Master of Arts degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from MTSU. She holds a Senior Professional in Human Resources designation.
Ingram Barge Company, a subsidiary of privately-held Ingram Industries Inc., based in Nashville, Tennessee, is the leading carrier on America's inland waterways. Ingram operates a fleet of more than 150 line haul towboats and nearly 4,500 barges.