TCG Places Director of Human Resources at Toyo Tires

WHITE, GA – Toyo Tires, a global tire manufacturer with over 70 years of experience in the industry, has placed Esther DeVeaux-Morgan as their new Director of Human Resources. Managing Partner, Ayla Maloney, and Recruiting Director, Carrie Longmire, led and placed the critical HR search.

“Esther’s energy is contagious and she will, no doubt, make a resounding and lasting impact on this company and community alongside the incredible team at Toyo!  Her ability to drive transformation, her genuine care for those she works with, and her insight and credibility as a business leader are all going to be activated and deployed in this new chapter.  We are so excited to hear about all the work and success she/they have accomplished.  This is going to be one for the books,” Ayla Maloney shared.

As the Director of Human Resources, Esther will serve as a strategic partner to the facility’s leadership team and own the oversight of the HR function, including but not limited to; employee relations, compliance, payroll, benefits, talent acquisition, leadership development, learning & development. She will assess current and existing HR systems, programs, and processes, and then recommend and implement changes to ensure maximum impact and contribution to the site and overall business objectives. Esther will work with the plant leadership team to develop a culture that fosters positive employee engagement, professional growth, and continuous improvement while also fostering an accountability culture dedicated to meeting or exceeding stated organizational goals. 

Esther is a senior-level HR leader with experience in progressive roles supporting multiple functions and businesses, in both union and non-union environments. She is an accomplished “hybrid” HR generalist with organizational leadership, business operations, creative performance management, and strong technical skills. Esther is extremely comfortable navigating between strategic and tactical modes to achieve the objective. She is focused on leadership principles, minimizing risks associated with employment decisions, facilitation of effective training, culture and change management solutions. 

About Toyo Tires 

Toyo Tires is a tire manufacturer headquartered in Japan with a global presence, producing high-quality tires for a wide range of vehicles, including passenger cars, light trucks, SUVs, and commercial trucks. Established in 1945, the company has over 70 years of experience in the tire industry and has developed a reputation for producing durable and reliable tires that offer excellent performance on various road conditions. Toyo Tires utilizes advanced technologies and materials in their tire manufacturing process, resulting in products that provide enhanced traction, longer wear, and improved fuel efficiency. The company has a strong commitment to sustainability and works to reduce its environmental impact through responsible manufacturing practices and the development of eco-friendly products.

About The Christopher Group

Through its award-winning, customized HR solutions, The Christopher Group (TCG) delivers critical human capital solutions in the area of executive HR search, interim HR leaders, HR consulting, and bench building. Since 1998, TCG has served clients across all industries, locations, company sizes, and verticals. Staffed by former HR professionals and highly trained search practitioners who have sat in the job, TCG has been named one of the Fastest-Growing and Best Non-Profit and Diversity Executive Recruiting Firms by Hunt Scanlon as well as Forbes’ 2019, 2020, & 2021 list of America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms.