Lynanne Kunkel will transition to Vail Resorts Inc. next month when she will assume responsibility over the company’s human resources leadership and management across its global operations.
"I am thrilled to join Vail Resorts, which attributes so much of its success to the people who work there," said Kunkel, who is coming from Whirlpool Corp. "This new role is a very unique opportunity that combines my passion for unleashing talent and building high-performing, inspired organizations with my passion for the outdoors and the mountains, all in an innovative and growing company with an exciting future."
Kunkel joined Whirlpool in 2010 and has served in several executive positions in the ensuing seven years, most recently senior vice president of global human resources. Prior to joining Whirlpool, Kunkel worked at Procter & Gamble Co.
"I am excited to welcome Lynanne to our Vail Resorts team," Vail Resorts Chairman and CEO Rob Katz said. "Her deep experience in human resource operations and passion for leadership, culture and talent development will be essential to our future growth and success, which relies on supporting and developing our highly engaged team of more than 30,000 passionate, ambitious and brave people who create the experience of a lifetime for our guests and each other."