Permasteelisa Group Announces New Vice President, Human Resources for North America
10 May 2024

Permasteelisa Group, a global leader in the design, construction, and installation of complex building envelopes, has announced the appointment of Thomas Jefferson as Vice President, Human Resources (HR), for North America, with effect from 7 May 2024.


Thomas is an accomplished HR executive with over 30 years’ experience in various industries including telecommunications, machinery and manufacturing, utilities and door and window manufacturing.


As an HR leader, he has led the design and delivery of integrated strategies which have driven employee experience improvements, ensuring that organizational transformation needs are aligned to business growth plans.


In his last role as Vice President, Human Resources with Anderson Corporation, he was directly involved in supporting the growth of the business through acquisition and market expansion, while focusing on employee development and engagement as well as productivity improvements.


Thomas holds a BS in Finance and Communication from the University of Denver, and a Master Certification in Human Resources from Villanova University.


Based in the Minneapolis office of Permasteelisa North America, he will report to Interim Executive General Manager, Mike Pedersen, and directly partner with the leadership team to identify and deploy organizational plans of action aligned to Permasteelisa Group’s strategic priorities of operational excellence and business growth.


Interim Executive General Manager at Permasteelisa North America, Mike Pedersen, comments: “I am delighted to welcome TJ as our new Vice President, Human Resources. His skills and vast experience will prove a great asset to the team and we are looking forward to working alongside him.”


Commenting on his appointment, Thomas Jefferson said: “I am delighted to be joining Permasteelisa Group as Vice President, Human Resources for its North American operation and I look forward to supporting the organization as it continues to deliver excellence in all that it does, especially through the attraction, recruitment and retention of its talented and engaged workforce.”


The Permasteelisa Group

Permasteelisa Group is the leading global contractor in the design, engineering, project management, manufacture, installation and after-sales service of technically advanced building envelopes.

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