MILWAUKEE, WI, May 2, 2022 — Clarios, the global leader in low-voltage battery technologies for mobility, focused on powering progress for people, business and our planet, today appointed Elizabeth Powers chief human resources officer.
Powers has 30 years of human resources experience. Previously, she served as senior vice president, chief human resources officer for Allegheny Technologies (ATI), a global manufacturer of technically advanced specialty materials and complex components. As an officer and member of ATI’s executive council, Powers led the strategic planning and implementation of human resources programs and labor relations policies and practices to engage ATI’s more than 7,000 employees around the world. She developed and led the process for ATI’s recent CEO succession and several board succession replacements.
“Beth is a proven human resources leader who brings decades of experience and deep knowledge to Clarios,” said Mark Wallace, Clarios’ CEO. “I look forward to Beth’s contributions to the executive leadership team and the greater Clarios workforce.”
Prior to leading human resources for ATI, Powers was chief administrative officer and vice president of human resources for Dresser-Rand Group, a leading supplier of mission-critical, high-speed rotating equipment solutions to the worldwide oil, gas, petrochemical and process industries. Previously, she spent 16 years at Ingersoll Rand in business segment and corporate human resources and labor relations positions. At Ingersoll Rand, she was responsible for restructuring the benefits programs and the startup of the company’s first human resources and payroll shared services organization for its 50,000 employees, which she then ran as a profit-neutral business within the company.
Powers is a graduate of Cornell University with a B.S. in industrial and labor relations.
About Clarios: Clarios is a world leader in advanced energy storage solutions. We partner with our aftermarket and original equipment customers to meet increasing market demand for smarter applications on a global scale. Our 16,000 employees develop, manufacture and distribute a portfolio of evolving battery technologies for virtually every type of vehicle. Our technologies deliver uniquely sustainable, next-generation performance, and bring reliability, safety and comfort to everyday lives. We add value at every link in the supply chain, ensuring that up to 99% of the materials in our batteries are recovered, recycled and reused, contributing to the progress of the communities we serve and the planet we all share. Clarios is a subsidiary of Brookfield Business Partners.