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Kim Hauer

Caterpillar produces products that create infrastructure, develop energy and allow commerce to grow. With hundreds of global locations serving industries as varied as transportation, marine and forestry, it is truly a global employer.

Krannert alum Kim Hauer, BS Management ’97, is the chief HR officer and a vice president of Caterpillar Inc., with responsibility for the Human Services Division. Kim is responsible for the workforce that makes this all happen. Talent acquisition is a core element of her job.

In this video Kim talks about her time at Purdue, the most valuable lessons she learned here, and offers advice for current students. The insights she shares here are invaluable to students and job seekers.