Project Description

CarterBaldwin Executive Search and Owens & Minor are pleased to announce the appointment of Shana Neal as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer.

Owens & Minor, Inc. (NYSE: OMI) has appointed veteran human resources leader Shana Neal as Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer.  Shana will report to Cody Phipps, Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer of Owens & Minor, also serving on his executive leadership team.

In her new role, Shana will serve as an officer of the company and will be responsible for all global Human Resources functions, including: Compensation & Benefits, HR Operations, Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, Organizational Effectiveness, Leadership Development, and teammate engagement.

Shana joins Owens & Minor from Becton Dickinson where she most recently served as Senior Vice President, Human Resources, with oversight of the Life Sciences Segment, a $4 billion global business unit.  Additionally, Shana led the organization and talent integration of several large acquisitions, including BD’s recent acquisition of Bard.

“Shana’s experience in global change management, performance management and hiring, developing, retaining, and motivating talent is a perfect match for Owens & Minor,” said Phipps. “As we searched for a Chief Human Resources Officer, we knew it was essential to hire a leader with the experience that will drive our HR efforts during this key time in our company’s transformation.”

Shana earned her Master of Arts in Human Resource Development from Clemson University, and her Bachelor of Science in Business from Limestone College in Gaffney, SC.

About Owens & Minor

Owens & Minor, Inc. (NYSE: OMI) is a global healthcare solutions company dedicated to Connecting the World of Medical Products to the Point of CareSM by providing vital supply chain services to healthcare providers and manufacturers of healthcare products. Owens & Minor provides logistics solutions across the spectrum of medical products from disposable medical supplies to devices and implants. With logistics platforms strategically located in the United States and Europe, Owens & Minor serves markets where three quarters of global healthcare spending occurs. Owens & Minor’s customers span the healthcare market from independent hospitals to large integrated healthcare networks, as well as group purchasing organizations, healthcare products manufacturers, the federal government, and healthcare patients at home through its Byram Healthcare subsidiary. A FORTUNE 500 company, Owens & Minor is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, and has annualized revenues exceeding $9 billion.