Management at Ergotron
Diane M. Kaufman - Senior Vice President of Global Human Resources
Diane Kaufman is the Senior Vice President of Global Human Resources for Ergotron, headquartered in the United States, Ergotron has a division and 4 subsidiaries in Europe, China operations and representation countries worldwide.
Ergotron’s foundation for all operations isbased on our Core Values and Attributes in which employees live by each day. Diane’s goal is to contribute to the growth of the company, creating jobs for the future using a straightforward, common sense approach with the utmost passion and compassion.
Mrs. Kaufman joined the Ergotron team in February of 2004 and brings over 25 years of Human Resources experience to the HR department. Her overall responsibility is to develop strategic HR initiatives that will cultivate a culture of excellence, values and behaviors that attract, retain and motivate extraordinary talent. Diane champions a culture of integrity, respect, accountability and pure productivity. Implementing unique programs such as People Mapping, Five weeks of PTO and no paper performance reviews, employees are able to focus on getting things done in addition to achieving significant results experiencing reduced turnover and reduced time to hire plus securing a safe working environment.
Mrs. Kaufman received a track and field scholarship from the University of Minnesota and obtained a Bachelors of Arts degree in Speech Communications with a minor in Social Psychology. Her most valuable mentoring has been pure experience, working side by side with her co-workers, and learning from world-class performers.
Besides being a valued member of the Ergotron team, Diane is associated with Junior Achievement, American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association, and Aniridia Foundation International. Ergotron is a very charitable company, giving back to the communities it serves.
Diane has been married to Jim (former Marine Corp Officer and air traffic controller), self-taught software engineer and business owner over 30 years and they have a lovely daughter, Jessica. They live on 11 acres in the country and enjoy gardening, sports, family time, Twins, Gophers, Bruce Springsteen and mowing the lawn!