US LBM names new EVP and chief human resources officer

Wendy Radtke joins the executive team as Wendy Whiteash takes the role of EVP of Integration & Strategic Priorities.
US LBM Wendy Radtke
Wendy Radtke

US LBM announced that Wendy Radtke has joined the company's executive leadership team as executive vice president and chief human resources officer.

In her role as CHRO, Radtke is responsible for leading the development and implementation of US LBM's overall associate experience and organizational effectiveness strategy, which includes learning, development, recruitment, talent management, compensation and benefits, the Buffalo Grove, Ill.-based building products distributor said.

Radtke succeeds Wendy Whiteash as US LBM's CHRO, who has moved into the role of executive vice president of Integration & Strategic Priorities. 

Radtke will report directly to US LBM President and CEO L.T. Gibson.


"I'm delighted to welcome Wendy to our team," said Gibson. "As a people-focused business, the leadership and wealth of experience she brings in human resources and talent management will allow us to continue to thrive and grow as an employer-of-choice."

Radtke has held CHRO roles with multiple industrial and consumer-facing brands, including Clarios, Babcock and Wilcox and TruGreen. She has also held HR leadership roles at Goodyear, Honeywell, PepsiCo and 3M. 

US LBM operates more than 400 locations nationwide.


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