Owens & Minor (NYSE:OMI) today announced that it has appointed Tammy Gomez as executive VP and chief human resources officer, effective July 11.
Gomez will report directly to president and CEO Edward Pesicka and will come a member of the company’s executive leadership team. She will be responsible for teammate strategy and will oversee global human resources operations. Gomez will work with leadership on driving strategies for retaining, developing, engaging and attracting talent to the Richmond, Virginia-based company.
“Our teammates are the backbone of Owens & Minor, and I’m confident that Tammy’s expertise will help us maintain a culture centered on our IDEAL values—integrity, development, excellence, accountability and listening—for our teammates and customers,” Pesicka said in a news release. “We look forward to leveraging her insights and experience as we continue building on our strengths in this area of the organization.”
Gomez has more than two decades of healthcare industry experience. She has held numerous leadership roles throughout her career and was most recently the senior VP of global human resources Centers of Excellence and Human Resources Services and Solutions for Cardinal Health.
“I’m honored to become an Owens & Minor teammate and to be part of a team that shares my passion for building strong teams that support overall company success,” said Gomez. “I’m excited to continue building on the solid cultural foundation that this company is known for.”