Major Executive Search announces the completion of an assignment successfully recruiting AnnMarie Kreitzer as the Senior Vice President, Human Resources & Chief Human Resources Officer for TDS Telecommunications LLC (TDS®), a subsidiary of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. [NYSE: TDS], a Fortune 1000® company. Major Executive Search Partner Patty Meagher Clare and Managing Director Chris Lacy conducted the assignment.
AnnMarie has more than 20 years of experience in human resources management and comes to TDS from Walgreens Boots Alliance where she was Vice President of Organizational Effectiveness, Global Technology HRBP and HRIS.
“We are fortunate to have AnnMarie join our senior leadership team during this critical time of our company’s transformation,” said President and CEO Jim Butman. “She has a wealth of HR experience and is a strategic and innovative business leader.”
AnnMarie worked at Kohl’s for more than 15 years, most recently as the VP of Talent Development and Acquisition. During her tenure at the Wisconsin-based department store retail chain, she held leadership positions spanning talent development and acquisition, organizational transformation, and HR business partnering roles. AnnMarie also held roles at The Novo Group and Robert Half International.
A Wisconsin native, AnnMarie earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Women’s and Gender Studies from Ripon College. She earned a Master of Science in Industrial Organizational Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.
AnnMarie succeeds Kathy Cefalu, who is retiring after more than 37 years at TDS.
This placement highlights Major Executive Search’s commitment to finding optimal talent in executive leadership and boardrooms for leading technology companies worldwide.
TDS Telecommunications LLC (TDS Telecom/TDS®) delivers high-speed internet, TV entertainment, and phone services to a mix of rural and suburban communities throughout the U.S. With 1.2 million connections, TDS is a rapidly growing technology company. Powered by fiber-optics and new industry-leading technologies, TDS delivers up to 8 Gigabit internet speeds and offers internet-protocol based TV entertainment solutions along with traditional phone services. TDS also offers businesses VoIP advanced communications solutions, dedicated internet service, data networking, and hosted-managed services.
TDS Telecom, headquartered in Madison, Wis., employs 3,500 people and is a subsidiary of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. [NYSE: TDS], a Fortune 1000® company. Founded in 1969, Telephone and Data Systems provides wireless, broadband, video, and voice; and hosted and managed services to approximately 6 million connections nationwide through its businesses: UScellular, TDS Telecom, and OneNeck IT Solutions.