Kate Perry-Jones


Human Resources Vice President, Talent Development & Diversity/Inclusion, Global Tools and Storage, Stanley Black & Decker

Vice President of Communications- Appointed to Executive Committee June 2021

Term June 2021 - June 2023


About Kate

Kate Perry Jones is the Vice President of Human Resources, for Stanley Black & Decker. She is responsible for Global HR Transformation. In this role Kate is focused on change management, new HR operating model and employee engagement and experience and a implementing a new Global HR system- Workday. There is deep focus on training, leadership development and teaching leaders to manage through change. For 15 years, Kate has amassed a breadth of leadership experience in nearly every aspect of Human Resources from her time at Johnson & Johnson, Chevron Corporation and Stanley Black & Decker. Kate was part of the Chevron Human Resource Leadership Development program from 2006-2008, which gave her the opportunity to rotate through several HR roles and work aboard in South Africa. She joined Stanley Black & Decker in 2011 as the HR Manager for DEWALT. In her prior role as Vice President of Human Resources for Talent Development, Diversity and Inclusion at the Global Tools and Storage (GTS) division of Stanley Black & Decker she championed global training and development, executive coaching, diversity and inclusion, US compensation and global human resources information systems (HRIS) across Global Tools & Storage She was also the HR Vice President of Global IT and lead a transformation of the IT function to a manage service partner in 1 year.

Kate is a certified Sherpa Executive Coach, a Senior Professional in Human Resources, Certified 360 Coach and an Eagle Award Excellence Winner. She is also a founding sponsor of GTS Diversity + Inclusion Board. Kate has a passion for coaching and successfully launched the GTS Women’s Leadership Program in 2015 based on the Sherpa Coaching methodology. Kate focuses her team on delivering talent solutions for the Stanley Black & Decker and Transforming the HR Function. Kate is married to Darrell and is the mother of 2 daughters, Mallorie (6) and Leela (12) and 1 son, Wesley (3). She enjoys sending time with her family at the beach every weekend she can. She is a NJ native and is a huge NY Giants fan having lived in Baltimore for 10 years she is also an Orioles fan.