Thomas & Betts (Memphis, Tenn.): Peggy Gann has been hired as senior V.P. of human resources and administration. She will report to Dominic Pileggi, chairman and CEO, and will be responsible for developing and directing Thomas & Betts' global human resources organization. Prior to joining Thomas & Betts, Gann spent 20 years with Schneider Electric's North American division, most recently as senior V.P. of human resources and administration. Earlier in her career, she held a variety of human resources positions at the Johns Manville Corp. Gann earned a Master's degree in business administration from the Lake Forest Graduate School of Management and a B.S. from Barat College.