Balderrama Appointed Vice President at Columbus Children's Hospital

January 23, 2007

Jose Balderrama has been appointed vice president of Human Resources (HR) at Columbus Childrens Hospital.  He is responsible for administering all areas of the HR function, including employment, employee relations, compensation, benefits, payroll, employee health and organizational development.

We are very fortunate to have someone of Joses caliber and experience join our staff, said Rick Miller, Childrens COO.  We have a strong HR team in place and anticipate programs will be enhanced under Joses leadership.

Balderrama most recently served as Human Resources vice president for ASARCO, a diversified mining company in Phoenix and the second largest copper mining company in the U.S.

Born and raised in Mexico, Balderrama received a Bachelors Degree in Industrial Relations from Chihuahua Institute of Technology and a Masters Degree in Human Resources Management from the University of Texas at Arlington. 

Note to editor:  Balderrama resides in Dublin.

Pam Barber / Mary Ellen Fiorino
Columbus Children's Marketing and Public Relations
(614) 722-4595


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