Oak Brook, Ill. -- Federal Signal has appointed Kimberly L. Dickens to the newly created position of Vice President, Human Resources. Dickens, 42, will be responsible for the development and implementation of a comprehensive strategy for human resources, including structured systems in recruitment, management development, assessment and compensation. Her appointment is effective April 26, 2004.
Dickens comes to Federal Signal from BorgWarner, Inc. Most recently she held the equivalent position, Corporate Vice President, Human Resources. During her sixteen years at BorgWarner, she held several positions of increasing responsibility within the Transmission Systems Group.
"I am excited that Kim will be joining our management team,” says Robert D. Welding, President and Chief Executive Officer. “She brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to our company from a track record of building successful human resources strategies.
"For Federal Signal, creating this key leadership position is an important step in our plan to evolve into a faster growing, more profitable company.”