Asics announced two new hires. Barbara Tuner is coming on board as vice president of human resources. Lisa Harrington is joining Asics as general counsel.
As VP of human resources Turner will oversee Asics’ largest region, North and South America. Prior to Asics, Turner worked as the senior director of human resources at Meruelo Enterprises, a property management company.
Harrington previously worked as a division general counsel for NBC Universal and currently serves on the executive board of the Association of Corporate Counsel in Southern California. As general counsel Harrington is responsible for overseeing the entire legal department for the company.
“Barbara and Lisa bring immense energy, enthusiasm and a proven track record to lead and be instrumental in fostering change,” said Asics America Group CEO Gene McCarthy. “Human resources and general counsel are both critical roles within our organization and the in-depth knowledge that they bring to their respective disciplines is essential to drive our brand forward.”