Cotton Holdings Inc., a commercial restoration services company, selected Dario Kanevsky to join the company as executive vice president of human resources.

Kanevsky has led HR teams across different industries for the past 25 years. He was most recently the human resources vice president at Emerson Electric. There he oversaw the development of strategies in talent management, organization and performance management, change management, training and development, and compensation.

As the EVP of human resources at Cotton, Kanevsky plans on driving transformational change by developing a high-performance human resources team that supports the organization's strategic goals. His plan includes supporting company culture while providing long-term value to clients, stakeholders, employees, and communities in which Cotton operates.

“Dario’s passion for innovation and commitment to culture will be essential to the growth and development of our organization,” said Jeff Erler, Cotton’s chief legal officer. “We are confident that under his expertise and leadership, our organization will not only attract top talent but will devote the resources to support those who help us make mission every day.”

Throughout his career, Kanevsky has focused his efforts on HR transformation, organizational design, and change management to create cultures of sustainability, growth, and innovation.

He earned his master of science from the University of Minnesota and his MBA in human resources from The State University of New York at Albany. In addition to his leadership role at Cotton Holdings, Kanevsky will continue to represent DCH, an international organization of human capital managers, as President of their U.S. chapter.