American Outdoor Brands, the company that purchased Grilla Grills last year and the provider of products and accessories for outdoor enthusiasts has announced a new addition to their leadership team. In a newly created role, Arturo Del Rio will join as Vice President of Human Resources & Chief People Officer.
Del Rio will oversee global human resources for the company and will be responsible for developing and implementing human capital strategies for the organization to include recruiting, training, development, performance management, compensation, and diversity and inclusion initiatives.
We are excited to welcome Arturo to American Outdoor Brands. His track record of developing and implementing intellectual capital strategies for world class, global companies, will make him a tremendous addition to our team. His extensive experience, combined with his commitment to developing talent and championing diversity and inclusion will be instrumental in ensuring that our company remains true to its values, while attracting the best talent available.Brian D Murphy, President and CEO of American Outdoor Brands
Del Rio has over 24 years of experience in the US and Mexico and was most recently the Global Human Resources Director at Ferro Corporation, a global producer of technology-based performance materials for manufacturers.
Prior, he spent 10 years with Parker Hannifin Corporation, achieving the role of Divisional Human Resource Manager at the $14 billion company.
I am excited to join American Outdoor Brands and its culture of creativity, innovation and customer experience. Through an array of talented people, the company produces some of the best outdoor brands and products available. I look forward to working with the team to build upon the company’s strong foundation and ensure its culture remains a driving force in its future growthArturo Del Rio, Vice President of Human Resources & Chief People Officer
Del Rio holds a bachelor’s degree from Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon in Monterrey, Mexico, a master’s from Universidad de Monterrey in Monterrey, Mexico and an MBA from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI.