CHAPEL HILL, N.C., July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scott Sherman has joined IntraHealth International in the new position of vice president of human resources. Sherman brings more than 20 years of experience in human resources management and leadership development in both the public and private sectors.
Sherman is charged with developing a robust global human resources function focused on aligning and developing IntraHealth's worldwide staff to meet the rapidly changing needs of the global health field.
"I am excited to join IntraHealth International and be a part of a mission-driven global health organization," said Sherman. "It is an honor to take this role at an organization that truly understands the value of leadership and that recognizes that investing in its people is critical to its long-term success."
Elevating the position of IntraHealth's human resources leadership is a strategic step in the implementation of the organization's LEAD Strategy. At the heart of the strategy is a commitment to expanding investments in country-based leaders and technical excellence. Sherman will guide the transformation of the organization's human resources function to strategically focus on the current and future recruitment, development and talent management needs of our offices and programs worldwide.
Sherman most recently held the position of vice president of learning and development at a clinical research organization, PRA International. Before that, he was the director of global human resources at Family Health International (now FHI 360). Sherman holds a doctorate degree in adult education and educational gerontology from North Carolina State University and a master of arts degree in counseling from Eastern Michigan University.
IntraHealth International is a global health nonprofit that champions the critical role of health workers in health and development. For over 30 years, IntraHealth has empowered health workers to better serve communities in need, fostering local solutions to health care challenges by improving health worker performance, strengthening health systems, harnessing technology and leveraging partnerships. The nonprofit's work is supported and funded by the US Agency for International Development, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, private foundations, corporations and individuals.
SOURCE IntraHealth International