Michael J. Roberts

Michael J. Roberts, SHRM-CP

Michael J. Roberts, SHRM-CP

Senior Director, Human Resources

Primary Responsibilities

Partner with the CEO and Executive Team to strategically develop HR initiatives that will benefit the company and create a work environment that values and empowers employees.

Experience and Expertise

Michael comes to Hemlock Semiconductor with over 20 years of Human Resources experience working for a variety of different organizations from manufacturing to education. During his HR tenure, Michael has earned a reputation for improving operational efficiency as well as helping create work environments that support and empower employees. Current and past responsibilities include strategic planning, employee relations, recruiting & retention, performance management, talent management, safety, labor relations, learning & development, legal compliance, compensation, and benefits.

Michael joined Hemlock Semiconductor in September of 2016 to assist with the spin-off from Dow Corning and to help establish an HR structure/department that could successfully support Hemlock Semiconductor as an independent entity, now and in the future.


  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Management, University Wisconsin –Whitewater
  • Master of Business Administration, St. Ambrose University

Community Involvement

  • SHRM – CP
  • Professional in Human Resources (PHR)
  • Six Sigma Green Belt – DMAIC