A Schulman appoints Henry Ford’s VP its board

A Schulman appoints Henry Ford’s VP to its board

9:46 AM, 13th December 2016
Kathleen Oswald
Kathleen Oswald, for the past nine years served as senior vice president and chief human resources officer of Henry Ford Health Systems.

AKRON, US: A Schulman Inc has appointed senior vice president (VP) and chief human resources officer of Henry Ford Health System, Kathleen Oswald to its board of directors. 

Oswald (67), for the past nine years, served as VP & CHRO of Henry Ford, a Detroit-based company and one of the nation's leading comprehensive, integrated non-profit health systems.

In this new role, she is responsible for all aspects of human resources for approximately 24,000 employees, including, but not limited to, succession planning, leadership and physician development and talent selection.

She began her career with the Chrysler Corporation, where she held various positions of increasing responsibility during her 28-year tenure. She retired from the automotive manufacturer in 2000 as its chief administrative officer.

"Kathy is a proven business leader with a deep understanding of performance management, as well as having a distinguished track record in the global automotive industry," said Joseph Gingo, chairman, president and CEO, A Schulman.

"Her insight and experience will be of value to us as we move forward in restoring A. Schulman's operational and financial performance with a healthy sense of urgency," added Gingo.

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