Universal Stainless & Alloy Products, Inc. has announced that Judith L. Bacchus has joined the Companys Board of Directors (BoD). Ms. Bacchus fills the vacancy on the five-member Board created by the retirement of Douglas M. Dunn, who had reached the Companys mandatory retirement age for Directors.
Judith Bacchus, 55, brings significant metals industry and in-depth human resources experience to her position as a Director of Universal Stainless. She currently serves as Vice President and Chief Human Resources & Corporate Relations Officer for Kennametal Inc., a $2.1 billion global supplier of tooling, engineered components and advanced materials, with nearly 11,000 employees worldwide. In this position, she is responsible for all human resource activities globally spanning more than 40 countries, as well as the companys internal and external corporate communications.
Ms. Bacchus joined Kennametal in 2006 as Senior Manager, Global Talent Acquisition. Prior to joining Kennametal, she served as Human Resources Director for Marconi Communications, the telecommunications arm of UK-based General Electric Corporation (GEC), which was acquired by Ericsson in 2005.
Ms. Bacchus has more than 25 years of experience spanning manufacturing, effective HR service delivery, strategic planning, policy and governance, M&A, organizational design and talent acquisition. Ms. Bacchus holds a B.S. Administration and Management from LaRoche College, Allison Park, PA.