Mike Theilmann

CHIEF HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER

Mike Theilmann

 

Mike has amassed a wealth of experience in human resources over his nearly 30-year career with Diageo, Pepsico, Yum and JC Penney.

At Yum, Mike served in senior human resources positions including VP of People Services, VP of Human Resources for its Europe operations and SVP Chief People Officer for the international business. Mike also served as Chief Human Resources and Administration Officer of J.C. Penney from 2005 to 2009 where he partnered with the executive team to accelerate growth through highly-engaged associates with a customer-centric focus. He was promoted to group executive vice president in 2010, where he led store operations, supply chain management, human resources and administration.

Mike also holds a master’s in physics from the University of Nebraska.