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Michael D. Lulofs, SPHR, Promoted to Senior Director of Human Resources for Sumitomo Machinery Corporation of America

October 17, 2013
Hollis Murphy
Chesapeake, VA

The U.S. headquarters for Sumitomo Drive Technologies, Sumitomo Machinery Corporation of America (SMA), headquartered in Chesapeake, Virginia, is pleased to announce the promotion of Mr. Michael D. Lulofs, SPHR, to the position of Senior Director of Human Resources. Mr. Lulofs will continue to provide leadership in all areas of Human Resources within Sumitomo's growing number of US operations and Latin American subsidiaries.


Mr. Lulofs' experience in Human Resources spans 34 years and includes work in education, public health and manufacturing industries. In his ten years with SMA, Mr. Lulofs has been a leader in the organization, developing and implementing benefit, compensation and employee wellness programs throughout North and South America. He continues to maintain high levels of commitment amongst SMA employees to meet our organization's goals.  Of his new position, Mr. Lulofs stated, "I have thoroughly enjoyed my time at SMA, and I am honored to be named a Senior Director.  I look forward to continuing to work with all of the staff at SMA and our subsidiaries to insure that Sumitomo is always a great place to work."


Mr. Lulofs graduated from Christopher Newport University with a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration, and he has held the certification of Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) from the Society for Human Resource Management since 1995.


SMA is continuously improving our organization to increase our value to our customers, both internal and external.  This move is another example of our drive to strengthen our foundation of business excellence.  For additional information on the promotion of Mr. Michael D. Lulofs to the position of Senior Director of Human Resources for SMA, contact marketing@suminet.com.

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