CarterBaldwin Executive Search and Professional Plumbing Group (PPG) are pleased to announce the placement of Erica Smith as Vice President—People and Talent.
Erica joins PPG from Comcast NBCUniversal where she served as the Senior Director of Talent Initiatives. In this role, the CEO charged her with transforming the company’s onboarding and candidate experience, as well as leading all key talent management efforts internally. Prior to joining Comcast, Erica had a successful ten-year career with multiplatform retailer QVC, where she held several roles with increasing responsibility. She played a key role in building out the performance management process and succession planning programs, as well as ensuring cultural uniformity across the company.
Erica holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Penn State and a master’s in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from West Chester University.
PPG designs, manufactures, markets and distributes high-quality plumbing products and expert solutions. The PPG umbrella includes its own three national brands with Speakman, Wolverine Brass and PlumbMaster and a history stretching back 150 years in the plumbing industry. PPG is backed by Dunes Point Capital, a family office and private investment firm founded in 2013. Its mission is to build great companies in the general industrial sector through vision and long-term commitment.