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Reader’s Digest Announces New Human Resources Exec

Susan Cummiskey has been named senior vice president, global human resources for Reader’s Digest Association effective March 13. She will report to president and CEO Bob Guth and serve on the company’s executive committee.

“Susan is a highly respected human resource professional, with a background virtually tailored to our needs. We are very pleased to have her on board the RDA team,” said Guth. “Her deep experience in the global business environment as well as her expertise in refocusing resources will be critical as we concentrate on our core businesses and simplify and strengthen our organization.”

Cummiskey joins RDA from her practice as a leadership coach and human resource consultant, which she began in 2011. Prior to starting her own firm, Cummiskey was senior vice president, human resources, for Bowne & Co, Inc. (now part of RR Donnelly & Sons).

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