Kurt Loring, CHRO of Applied Industrial Technologies, has spent his entire career hiring personnel for a variety of organizations and departments within them. In this episode of In-House Legal: Uncovered, he shares with Michael Sachs his insights into what hiring managers are truly looking for in legal candidates—and executives, in particular.
Kurt W. Loring joined Applied Industrial Technologies in 2014 as Chief Human Resources Officer with responsibility for the development and execution of the company’s HR strategy. He is a strategic business partner to the senior leadership team and helps drive the Management Development & Planning Process (MD&P) throughout the organization. Kurt also oversees Applied’s talent management and recruiting – including predictive analytics, career development, succession planning, compensation, and benefits.
Kurt joined Applied from Precision Castparts Corporation’s Forged Product Segment, where he served as VP of Human Resources. In addition, he has more than 11 years of HR experience with Danaher Corporation, including the role of VP of Human Resources for Qualitrol Corp and, later, Fluke Electronics. He began his career with PPG Industries and rose through a succession of positions over a nine-year period, gaining experience in the areas of HR generalist, incentive compensation, health and welfare benefit structure, labor relations, and administrative services.
Kurt holds a bachelor’s degree from Bethany College and a master’s degree in Global Human Resources Management from Rutgers.