The Warranty Group, a provider of consumer protection products, has appointed Barbara Goff as its new senior vice president of global human resources.

As the senior vice president of global human resources (HR), Ms Goff will have responsibility for HR and related activities worldwide. She will report to David Cole, chairman and CEO of The Warranty Group.

Ms Goff joins The Warranty Group from Valor Equity Partners, where she was the vice president of human resources. She earned an MS in social work from Southern Illinois University and an MS in human resources development and social work administration from the University of Michigan.

Mr Cole said: Barbara brings a track record of success and leadership to our company. Her appointment emphasizes our ongoing commitment to developing the human capital component of The Warranty Group.