Parker Hannifin Corporation
Tracey Kooser is Vice President, Global Wellness & Productivity of Parker Hannifin Corporation in Cleveland, Ohio. !! Ms. Kooser joined Parker on February 9, 2004 as Vice President Human Resources for the Seal Group. In this role, she partnered with the leadership team to meet business objectives through the empowerment of the workforce, leadership development, with an emphasis on inclusion and diversity. ! In 2011, Ms. Kooser was promoted to Vice President, Global Wellness, with responsibility for developing short and long term strategies to maintain and enhance the health and productivity of Parker’s workforce. While medical services are delivered differently in the various countries in which Parker operates; improving and maintaining the good health of employees is a business necessity. Ms. Kooser has focused on the establishment of Wellness Model Sites at Parker facilities around the world. These model sites utilize best practices resulting in lowering the number of people in identified areas of risk. She also facilitates Wellness Boot Camps with emphasis on nutrition, exercise, obesity, stress management and tobacco cessation. ! Ms. Kooser holds a BA in Business Management from Hiram College and an Executive MBA from the Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University. She has continued her personal development through serving on the boards of local non-profit agencies including The Achievement Centers for Children and Maggie’s Place, Inc. She currently sits on the Review Board of the Cleveland Diocese. !!!