RADNOR, PA — The Haverford Trust Company recently announced James Kane has joined the firm as Vice President & Director of Human Resources. In his role, Kane is now responsible for overseeing the firm’s human resources function, including strategy and policy, talent management and professional development, recruiting, and benefits administration.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Jim to the Haverford team as he possesses more than 30 years of experience as a strategic, influential and highly successful human resources professional”, said Joseph J. McLaughlin, Jr., Chairman and CEO of Haverford Trust. “Jim’s track record and reputation in the field, in addition to his commitment to mentoring, coaching and fostering relationships with current and prospective team members will enable us to continue recruiting top-notch talent across the board.”
Prior to his new role, Kane served as Chief Personnel and Human Resources Officer for Delaware County in Media, PA where, in addition to his many daily responsibilities, he successfully implemented a new Compensation Plan for the first time in County history, led the recruitment of Chief Information Officer, Chief Sustainability Officer, Medical Advisor for Public Health, and Director of Elections, and added numerous, critical resources within the HR department. Previously, Kane served as Director of Executive Education at Rowan University and Vice President of Human Resources at Synovos. Kane also continues to serve as an Adjunct Instructor for Rice University in teaching the SHRM Learning System, which he has taught since 2006.
“Haverford’s unmatched commitment to providing team members with the tools and resources necessary for continued growth is what drew me to Haverford,” said Kane. “I’m excited to work with all of the current and prospective talented, dedicated and knowledgeable professionals and to help build on Haverford’s already sterling reputation.”
Kane received his Master’s degree in Human Resources Development and his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science at Villanova University, in addition to earning his SHRM – SCP. Committed to giving back to the community, Kane has volunteered for a number of organizations including My Career Transitions, Greater Valley Forge Human Resources Association and North Light Community Center.
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