Joy Linsday Named VP, Human Resources for Liberty Diversified InternationalDate : 10/13/2014
Linsday becomes a member of the LDI executive management team and will oversee human resource functions for all LDI businesses. She will supervise talent acquisition and development, benefits, compensation and employee communications as part of her human resource duties.
Dan Zdon, LDI President and Chief Operating Officer, said, “We feel very fortunate to add Joy to our management team because of her international experience and her proven track record in managing the human resources function to contribute to business success.”
Linsday joins LDI from Carlson Companies, where she was Vice President of Human Resources for their Global Hotels business unit. Previously, she held executive positions with Creative Memories, Deephaven Capital Management, Ameriprise Financial and UnitedHealth Group.
Linsday’s bachelor’s degree is from the University of South Florida, and her Master of Business Administration degree is from the University of Tampa’s John H. Sykes College of Business. She has a Senior Professional of Human Resource (SPHR) designation from the HR Certification Institute and serves as a board member of the HR Executive Forum. She is a member of the board of directors of Junior Achievement of the Upper Midwest.
A Florida native, she lives in Elk River with her family.
Liberty Diversified International is a privately-held family of businesses with more than 1,600 employees operating in the following industries: paper and packaging; furnishings and organization products for the office; building and architectural products; and precision machining. With roots in the corrugated fiberboard business, the company was founded in 1918 and is headquartered in New Hope, MN.