|For Immediate Release|
|Parkland names new Senior Vice President of Human Resources|
|DALLAS – James R. Johnson has been named Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Parkland Health & Hospital System.
Johnson has been a valuable member of the Parkland family since 1992. He began his Parkland career as an internal auditor before moving to the Benefits department a year later. For the past 19 years, he has served in numerous capacities in the Benefits & Compensation department, most recently as director. He has served as interim vice president since Candy Knowles left in the fall to pursue other endeavors.
“Jim has played a vital role within the senior leadership team in determining the best ways to accelerate our Journey to Excellence,” said Thomas Royer, MD, Parkland Interim CEO. “He brings a thorough knowledge of the HR division, as well as the Parkland system, to his new role as senior vice president.”
Prior to joining Parkland, Johnson was an auditor at Coopers & Lybrand’s Dallas office where he performed a full spectrum of accounting functions including audit testing for numerous financial accounts, tests of controls, evaluation and documentation of accounting systems.
Johnson is a certified public accountant and holds bachelor of business degrees from Texas Tech University and the University of Texas at Austin. He is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR). He is a member of North Texas Compensation Association, WorldatWork, Society for Human Resource Management and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
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