CHRO Moves this week include:
|Republic Airways Holdings||MSCI Inc.||ABC Financial|
|Kimball International, Inc.||Air Methods Corporation|
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Republic Airways Holdings (NASDAQ: RJET) announced that Matt Koscal has been named the Company’s Vice President of Human Resources (“HR”). Koscal has spent the past eight years at Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. During the past six years, he served as the Director, Corporate Partnerships for the company’s oncology business unit in Cambridge, Mass. Before joining Takeda in 2006, Koscal worked for Roche Diagnostics, as a Manager of Sales Operations, and he began his career as a graduate of Abbott Laboratories’ Financial Professional Development Program. Koscal replaces Richard “Dick” Meyer, who last month announced his retirement from the Company after nearly 25 years in the airline industry. Meyer joined Republic in August of 2011, and before that spent about 20 years at former Indianapolis-based carrier ATA Airlines. Meyer’s distinguished career also included HR roles at Cummins Inc. in Columbus, Ind., and as a newspaper reporter in Southern Indiana.
MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI) announced that it has hired Scott Crum as Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO). Prior to joining MSCI, Mr. Crum held the CHRO role at a number of large publicly traded firms in the United States, including ITT Corporation, Motorola Mobility and, most recently, Avon Products. He started his career in 1978 at Dresser Industries and then in 1984 joined LTV Corporation, where he spent 11 years, culminating with a role as Director of HR and Administration. In 1995 he joined General Instruments, where he held senior HR positions across a number of the firm’s divisions and ultimately the top global HR position. Following Motorola’s acquisition of General Instruments, Mr. Crum was hired as Senior Vice President and Director of Human Resources at ITT Corporation, a position he held for eight years.
Kimball International, Inc. (NASDAQ: KBALB) announced the promotion of Julie Dutchess to the position of Vice President, Human Resources for Kimball Electronics Group. Dutchess has served as the Group’s Director of Human Resources since 1997. She joined Kimball in 1975, and has advanced through progressively more responsible administrative and personnel management roles.
Air Methods Corporation (NASDAQ: AIRM) announced the appointment of Allison Farish as Senior Vice President of Human Resources. Allison was most recently Vice President of People Services at DaVita Healthcare Partners, Inc. Allison will start with Air Methods effective April 14.