“Having a strong strategic-minded leader heading the HR efforts of a global organization is critical to the success of our growing company. Rochelle has the broad experience and ability to support our most valuable resource—our 3,200 strong associates around the world. She, along with her team, have made our company a great place to work and build a career. We congratulate Rochelle on this well-deserved honor,” said Paul Young, president and chief executive officer, Tekni-Plex.
The Delaware Valley HR Person of the Year Award was developed in 2001 to celebrate the human resources industry and to recognize those in the HR profession who exemplify outstanding achievement within the local human resources community.
Krombolz joined Tekni-Plex in April 2014 as senior vice president and chief human resources officer. She has served in senior HR leadership roles at Lincoln Financial Company, ARAMARK, Aventis Pharmaceuticals, ARCO Chemical Company, and co-founded a strategy and business consulting company. Krombolz’s industry background includes manufacturing, distribution, technology services, pharmaceuticals/healthcare, financial services, consumer products, managed services and consulting. She holds a master’s degree in industrial and labor relations from Cornell University and a Bachelor of Science in psychology from Duke University.
The Delaware Valley HR Person of the Year Award is a joint effort between Chester County Human Resource Association, Delaware County SHRM, Delaware SHRM, Greater Valley Forge HR Association, HR Association of Southern New Jersey, Philly SHRM, Tri-State HR Management Association chapters of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).