Aaron Abell

Aaron Abell

Aaron Abell is an accomplished global HR professional, talent guru, analyst, business leader, and entrepreneur. After staring his career in a generalist/analyst capacity, he quickly gained success in various other aspects of Human Resources. He helped develop and led enterprise-recruiting efforts, improving results while reducing costs and lead times through the implementation of lean strategies and new technologies. These achievements were not only recognized internally at Hillenbrand, but also externally – sharing his story and successes at the fall ERE Expo. In addition, Aaron's responsibility grew to manage many HR Operations including planning, budgeting, reporting, and government compliance.

After several years building experience in Human Resources, Aaron gained Merger and Acquisition experience working on the Corporate Strategy Team – assisting with due diligence efforts for the $545 million purchase of Coperion Capital GmbH. Following this experience, Aaron joined the Lean Business team – leading global Lean training and development activities to optimize business performance of current and future companies. In 2014, Aaron joined FMC Corporation to work on separating the Alkali Chemical Division for its ultimate sale to Tronox Limited.  Today, Aaron oversees corporate talent life-cycle management with Tronox Alkali and acts as the Sr. HR Business Partner for the executive leadership team.

Throughout his life, Aaron has had a passion for philanthropy and community service. Aaron services on the Society for Human Resource Management’s Young Professionals Advisory Council and the Philadelphia SHRM Emerging Leaders Committee.   Education is a major area of focus for him and he served on the Board of Trustees for Oldenburg Academy. Aaron tutored first grade students through Kiwanis Kids and Us program, mentors college students through Generation-to-Generation Program, and was a founding member of Wabash Fraternity Advisers.

Aaron is also active in other community efforts, having served on the planning committee for the Relay for Life in Decatur County and Montgomery County, raising more than a half million dollars for the American Cancer Society. Aaron previously served for three years on the board of directors for Tree County Players, a non-profit community theater group.