NIBCO INC. has announced the promotion of Dawn Bloch from vice president, customer engagement, to chief people officer (CPO).
In her new role, Bloch will oversee business development, customer service, marketing communications and human resources. Bloch is the first woman to be named to NIBCO’s executive leadership team who is a nonfamily member.
Bloch will report to Ashley Martin, executive vice president, NIBCO.
“Dawn is a powerful testimony to the career advancement of women in our trades and at NIBCO,” said Martin. “It is an honor for her to join the executive leadership team as the first woman that is not a family member.”
Bloch joined NIBCO in 2000 as a customer service representative. She held several positions of increasing responsibility including technical specialist, radiant heating advisor; radiant heat technical coordinator; customer service manager, director retail sales; director, business development and customer service; and vice president, customer engagement.
Bloch was named to Supply House Times’, “20 Women in Industry” in March 2017, an acknowledgement of women decision makers in the PHCP-PVC industry. At NIBCO, she was recognized in 2015 with the Rex Martin award, given to recognize achievement in cost reduction, safety, or an increase in sales, and in 2018, the Alice A. Martin award, given to recognize women who demonstrate philanthropy, community service, mentorship, and support the development of other women.
She has been a member of the American Supply Association Women in Industry since 2013, a board chair for Habitat for Humanity of Elkhart since 2019, and she is a board member for Elkhart Education Foundation, as well as Elkhart Parks Department.
She holds a bachelor’s degree of science in business administration from Indiana Tech, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Bloch also holds a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Northern Alabama, a certificate in digital marketing from Cornell University and attended an advanced human resources executive program at the University of Michigan this summer.
She resides in Elkhart, Indiana.