Heather Ronnow is the Chief HR Officer for Kronos Foods Corp, a fast growing food innovation and manufacturing company near Chicago, Illinois. Ronnow joined Kronos Foods to build the talent acquisition, onboarding and employee relations programs that will sustain several years of 25% annual growth as Kronos Foods breaks open new markets and production capabilities. In 2018, Kronos has seen an increase in the workforce by 27% with an 82% retention rate.
Ronnow brings 30 years of talent, human resources, labor relations and legal experience to her roles and speaking engagements. Prior to joining Kronos Foods, she was a senior business and HR leader with organizations across diverse industries, including industrial and food manufacturing, marketing, service, packaging and distribution.
Ronnow approaches talent acquisition from a holistic perspective, advocating for programs that attend to recruiting, onboarding and employee relations programs that work in concert. This approach to talent acquisition and retention grows from her professional philosophy that investments in sound decision making upstream in all people processes reduces pain, waste, discord and always contributes to the bottom line.