SKF appoints two to leadership roles

By |  February 17, 2021

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SKF, a supplier of bearings, seals, lubricants, linear motion components and condition monitoring systems, added two employees to the executive leadership team at SKF USA, the SKF subsidiary.

Fal Dieso joined SKF as vice president of marketing in North America, and Amy Sliwinski was promoted to vice president of human resources for SKF in North America.

“Both Fal and Amy are innovative, results-based leaders who bring decades of experience in marketing and human resources to the executive team at SKF USA,” says John Schmidt, president of SKF USA. “I am confident they will make an immediate impact in their new roles, and I am excited to see all they will accomplish for our employees and customers in the future.”

About Dieso

Fal Dieso


Dieso will lead the planning, development and execution of all SKF strategic marketing initiatives in North America, including demand generation, product marketing, brand and corporate communications. She will also serve as the North America executive sponsor for Women of Influence, SKF’s employee resource group focused on mentoring and targeted professional development for women at all levels within the company.

Prior to joining SKF, Dieso served in concurrent marketing leadership roles for industrial electronics and automation technology distributors RS Components and Allied Electronics & Automation. She previously led digital marketing strategy, campaign planning and execution, as well as sales enablement, social media, public relations and channel marketing efforts in senior marketing positions at Ricoh USA, TE Connectivity, Princeton Power Systems and Nokia.

About Sliwinski 

Amy Sliwinski


Sliwinski will lead human resources for SKF North America and become a member of the company’s executive leadership team, where she will lead the implementation of the company’s new initiative, a values-driven “11 Behaviors” organizational culture program. Most recently, she served as the vice president of recruiting and talent management for SKF USA.

Prior to joining SKF, Sliwinski had a long-tenured career at Santander as director of human resources strategy, leading learning and development, talent management and change management initiatives for the company in the United States.

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