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PIP Appoints New Chief Human Resources Officer

Sep 15, 2020
Press Release

LATHAM, NY - September 15, 2020 - Protective Industrial Products, Inc. ("PIP"), a leading supplier of hand protection and PPE with more than 1,400 employees worldwide, announces the appointment of a new Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO), Stephanie Gier. Ms. Gier joined PIP on Tuesday, September 8 and is based out of PIP Headquarters in Latham, NY.

Stephanie takes over the CHRO position from Bridget Milot-Ren, Esq., who remains General Counsel for PIP. Ms. Gier joins the PIP family from Momentive Performance Materials where she was most recently the Sr. Director, Global HR Business Partner. Prior to her time at Momentive, Stephanie was the Director of HR, North America for the SI Group. Stephanie is a graduate of St. John Fisher College and holds a Master's degree in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University.

Bridget Milot-Ren, Esq., General Counsel and former CHRO, stated, "We are thrilled to welcome Stephanie in her new role as the head of the Human Resources department." She added, "Her thorough background in Human Resource Management and robust experience working for companies with globally-dispersed employees will be a tremendous value to PIP."

PIP's global mission of "Bringing the Best of the World to You®" is fulfilled every day by way of its portfolio of companies and brands. Protective Industrial Products (PIP®) is a leader in providing innovative safety products to wholesalers and distributors in the industrial channels. PIP®, along with its recognized leading brands: G-Tek®, Bouton®, Ironcat®, Assurance®, Kut-Gard®, CleanTeam®, QRP®, Ambi-Dex®, Dynamic® and most recently, Boss®, are relied upon for personal protection by workers every day. West Chester® offers safety products to leading Retail customers under the Brahma®; Mud®, West County Gardener® and Hearos®, brands as well as some of the world's most recognized and licensed brands. Additional information about PIP® is available at


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