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Network Distribution (Network), a global distribution organization, announced the appointment of Katie Snider to the position of Chief Human Resource Officer. 

Snider joined Network in 2017 as Vice President of Human Resources and has played a pivotal role on the leadership team throughout her tenure. She has led the development and execution of a business and culture transformation that dramatically improved employee engagement scores and earned the organization a spot on “Chicago’s Best and Brightest to Work for”, several years running. Among a litany of accomplishments, Katie tackled the long running challenge of the COVID-19 crisis with great care, compassion, and professionalism. She led a cross-functional team that launched Network’s flexible work initiatives, swiftly enabling remote work while maintaining productivity, engagement, and health.   

“I am thrilled to recognize the effort and dedication Katie has brought to managing our most important asset, the people of Network,” remarks Alan Tomblin, president and chief executive officer. “Katie’s strength lies in the creation of a strategy that overlays talent with culture. She has made significant contributions to the plan that positions Network as a great place to work. I feel extremely fortunate to count Katie a trusted partner in the continuing success of this organization.”

Katie will continue to lead the HR team whose energy, commitment and creativity helps the organization deliver on its commitment to improve lives. She will oversee all aspects of human resources including recruitment, learning and development, recognition and retention, diversity and succession planning.