Adriene Hairston Joins Cincinnati Metro as VP of Human Resources

Adriene Hairston, MS, SHRM-SCP, has joined Cincinnati Metro as vice president of human resources. She is responsible for overseeing Metro’s human resources department and organizational training.

Hairston is an accomplished human resources professional with expertise in HR policy, diversity and inclusion, change management and compliance. Prior to Metro she served as director of agency human resources at Western & Southern Life. She has also held leadership roles with Fifth Third Bank, Luxottica and Humana.


Moody’s Names Melanie Hughes as Chief Human Resources Officer

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today that Melanie Hughes has been appointed Chief Human Resources Officer of the Corporation.

In this role, Ms. Hughes will lead Moody’s global human resources function including recruiting, talent management, organizational development and training to support Moody’s operations and growth.

Ms. Hughes has over 30 years of international experience leading human resource functions and building skilled teams in the financial services, technology, retail and media sectors.


R.D. Henry appoints new director of human resources

Henry & Co. has appointed Carey Craig as its director of human resources. Reporting to chief financial officer, Chris Flickinger, Craig will be responsible for overseeing all facets of the HR department.
Prior to joining R.D. Henry & Co., he was the HR director for Wesley Woodlawn Hospital. With over 30 years of serving in HR related roles, Craig also holds a Bachelor’s degree in the field.

Cerro Gordo County employee hired as Mason City Schools’ human resources director

The Mason City School Board has hired a longtime Cerro Gordo County employee as its human resources director. Prior to reorganizing with new members, the board on Monday approved hiring Tom Drzycimski 6-1.

Drzycimski has worked for Cerro Gordo County for nearly 20 years as administrative officer and zoning administrator.


Ventura Unified introduces new assistant superintendent for human resources

A new assistant superintendent of certification human resources started in the Ventura Unified School District earlier this month and was introduced at Tuesday’s school board meeting.

Jeff Davis, who began work Sept. 1, was previously the assistant superintendent of human resources at the La Cañada Unified School District. Prior to that, he worked in the Conejo Valley Unified School District for seven years.


Sandra Holzgen Joins the Macatawa Bank Human Resources Team

HOLLAND, MI (WHTC-AM/FM) – Macatawa Bank has hired a new Chief Human Resources Officer.

Sandra Holzgen has been in banking for 31 years and brings 22 years of  human resources experience to Macatawa Bank. She most recently served as the Senior Vice President, Senior Organization Development Manager for Fifth Third Bank in Cincinnati, Ohio.


City of Abilene names human resources director

Brenda Alexander has been named the director of human resources for the city of Abilene, the city announced in a news release Friday.

She had been working as interim director for administrative services since June.

She succeeds Ronnie Kidd, who retired in June. His title was director of administrative services.


Mylan names new chief human resources officer

Mylan NV tapped a 30-year veteran executive as its new chief human resources officer.

Dennis Zeleny will be in charge of human resources for the Southpointe generic pharmaceutical firm, which has more than 35,000 employees.


Augusta human resources director resigns

Michael Loeser, Augusta human resources director since February 2016, announced his retirement Monday

In a letter to City Administrator Janice Allen Jackson obtained by The Augusta Chronicle, Loeser said he will retire Dec. 31. The letter notes he is fully vested in the city retirement program and eligible for severance pay as a “senior executive staff” member under city personnel policy.


Horizon Pharma plc Names Irina Konstantinovsky Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer

DUBLIN, Ireland, Sept. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Horizon Pharma plc (NASDAQ:HZNP), a specialty biopharmaceutical company focused on improving patients’ lives by identifying, developing, acquiring and commercializing differentiated products that address unmet medical needs, today named Irina Konstantinovsky executive vice president, chief human resources officer, reporting directly to Timothy P. Walbert, chairman, president and chief executive officer, effective immediately.

 Irina is an accomplished human resources professional with an excellent track record of attracting, developing and retaining talent as well as building an inclusive and engaging culture,” said Walbert.  “Her extensive experience will be critical as the company continues to grow and evolve.”