PMMI Podcast

Episode #27 - Handling Evolving Human Resources Issues During COVID-19

Guest: David Parker, Vice President of Human Resources, Duravant

Keeping business operations running smoothly and efficiently during COVID-19 is a priority in manufacturing – but just as important (and perhaps not as frequently discussed) are human resources issues. Answers to hot button topics like employee fears on financial stability and health and safety differ based on state and even federal guidance. David Parker, vice president, Human Resources, Duravant, joins UnPACKed with PMMI to offer direction to the industry on ways companies are handling human resources in the time of coronavirus.


David Parker

David Parker
David Parker

David Parker joined Duravant in August 2013 as Vice President of Human Resources. Before joining Duravant, he held the position of Director of Customer Administration for Ricoh Americas Corporation. His leadership experience in Human Resources began at Lanier Worldwide, Inc. (currently Ricoh) where he held a variety of positions directing compensation, benefits, sales operations and administration. Parker holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from Georgia State University and is a Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) and Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).