Gerresheimer USA receives an award for professional excellence in HR

Auszeichnung für professionelle Personalarbeit bei Gerresheimer in den USA

Düsseldorf/Millville, March 25, 2014 – Michele Hoffmann, HR Director at Gerresheimer Glass in Millville, New Jersey (USA) has received an award from the HRA (Human Resource Association for Southern New Jersey) for her professional excellence in HR. The 100 members of the HRA of Southern New Jersey exchange ideas on a wide range of HR management issues and are able to attend a range of courses and workshops offered by the association. The HRA was founded 58 years ago.

Susan Tinnon, Vice-President HR at Gerresheimer Glass Inc. in the  USA, nominated Michele Hoffmann for the HRA Professional Excellence Award. “In a very short period of time, Michele has become viewed as a leader in the HR organization. Her fellow employees have confidence and trust in the guidance they seek from her, and that she readily provides.”

Michele Hoffmann is HR Director at Gerresheimer in the United States with responsibility for the 430 employees at the Millville and Chicago Heights plants. Both plants manufacture glass packaging products for the pharmaceutical, cosmetics and food & beverage industries.

"The most important part of a HR manager’s job is to ensure continuity in all areas of his work. Only then can he effectively support the organization that he works for“, commented Michele Hoffmann. “I make sure that our employees have a safe workplace that everyone feels comfortable working in.” Michele supports the workforce by providing guidance, coaching and advice to people at all levels of the organization’s hierarchy, from management down to new entrants. She ensures that employees comply with all company policies, procedures and the relevant laws. Michele Hoffmann enjoys her work. She sees herself as a strategic partner to all company departments and encourages employees to work together effectively in line with the Gerresheimer values of integrity, excellence, innovation, responsibility and teamwork.

About Gerresheimer

Gerresheimer is a leading global partner to the pharma and healthcare industries. The company’s special glass and plastic products contribute to health and well-being. Gerresheimer is a global organization with 11,000 employees and manufacturing operations in the local markets, close to customers. It has over 40 production facilities in Europe, North and South America and Asia generating revenue in excess of EUR 1.3 billion. The comprehensive product portfolio includes pharmaceutical packaging products as well as convenient and safe drug delivery systems such as insulin pens, inhalers, pre-fillable syringes, vials, ampoules, bottles and containers for liquid and solid pharmaceuticals with closure and safety systems, plus cosmetic packaging products

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