The Douglas Company Welcomes John Nobles as Director of People Development

In the new year, general contractor places emphasis on human capital.

Toledo, OH, February 06, 2013 --( The Douglas Company, a general contractor specializing in senior care and multi-family construction, has added John Nobles to its team as the new Director of People Development.

In his new position, John will focus primarily on developing and managing a long-term strategic human resources plan that reflects the staffing, hiring, training and promotional requirements needed to meet the company’s growth objectives. With skillset in areas such as training needs assessment, coaching and counseling, leadership development, performance management and planned change, Mr. Nobles is a welcomed addition to the staff.

What does this new Director of People Development have in mind for The Douglas Company? Some goals for the next year include ensuring the recruitment process delivers required talent, developing a refined and effective on-boarding and orientation process, continuous development and implementation of the TDC Strategic Leadership Development Program and Associate Learning and Development Program, and conducting the Associate Survey.

These initiatives, which support the company’s Core Purpose of contributing to the success of our clients and Associates, will ensure that The Douglas Company has the right people, with the right skills to meet future growth targets.

John brings over 30 years of experience in the human resources field to the table, including that from his most recent position as Corporate Director of Talent Management and Organizational Development at Owens-Illinois. He has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Tiffin University and a Master’s Degree in Organizational Development and Analysis from Case Western Reserve University and will head both the Orlando and Toledo Associate development endeavors.

The Douglas Company is an industry leading General Contractor specializing in Senior Living and Affordable Multi-Family construction. For over 35 years The Douglas Company has consistently completed projects under budget and ahead of schedule while contributing to the success of their Clients and Associates. The Douglas Company is an INC. 5000 company headquartered in Holland, Ohio with a second office located in Orlando, Fla. For more information on this story or inquiries about The Douglas Company, please contact Marty Larnhart, Business Development Director, at 419.865.8600 or visit The Douglas Company website:
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Morgan Bowman