Russ Fatum joined Ligon in 2020 and is responsible for leading the Human Resources function across the organization. He brings more than 30 years driving results in all facets of human resources including leadership development, performance management, recruitment, retention, employee relations, compensation, benefits and internal communications.
Russ’ career prior to Ligon includes leading the human resources function at corporate, divisional and plant levels in large manufacturing companies (Volvo Truck Assembly, Erickson Aerospace, and L3 Technologies). He has led successful efforts in plant start-ups, labor negotiations and organizational restructuring.
Russ earned a Masters, Human Resources Management/Organizational Development from Central Michigan University and a Bachelors, HR & Industrial Relations from Ferris State University. He is a Six Sigma Black Belt and carries the designations of SHRM-SCP.