Dr. Erika Burk is Vice President, Human Resources for Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), headquartered in Atlanta. PCNA is the importer of Porsche sports cars, the Macan and Cayenne sport utility vehicles and the Panamera sports sedan, for the United States.
As Vice President, Human Resources, Burk is responsible for human resources for all Porsche corporate entities in the United States including overseeing the implementation of the human resources operating plan, compensation and benefits, talent acquisition as well as management and development.
Prior to joining Porsche, Burk was Senior Director, Human Resources for WACKER Chemical LLC, where she was the first employee of the $2.5 billion start-up chemical plant.
Burk beginning her career as an employment specialist with Mercedes-Benz, U.S. International Inc., in Vance, Alabama and later relocated to Stuttgart, Germany to continue her career with Daimler-Chrysler AG as Senior Manager, Human Resources. Burk has also worked in the high-tech industry with Agilent Technologies as a Business Human Resources Manager responsible for all global strategic HR issues.
Burk received a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and German language from the University of Denver, a Master of Business Administration from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and a Doctorate in Business Administration from the University of St. Gallen Switzerland.