Berrios to Serve on SHRM Board of Directors

For Immediate Release

Jan 10, 2006
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(Alexandria, Va., January 10, 2006) The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) announces that Jose A. Berrios will serve on the 2006 SHRM Board of Directors. SHRM is the leading voice of the human resource profession, representing the interests of more than 200,000 professional and student members from around the world.

Berrios has been an active SHRM member since 1989. He recently became vice president of leadership development & diversity for Gannett Co., Inc., a news and information company based in McLean, Va. In this role, he is responsible for directing Gannett's succession planning process and its management and leadership development strategy, as well as the company's nationally recognized diversity program for more than 90 daily newspapers and 21 television stations in the U.S. Prior to his new assignment, Berrios served as Gannett's vice president of human resources & diversity.

Before joining Gannett in 1987, Berrios worked for Time, Inc., where he directed the company's human resources and diversity program. Berrios also worked for NBC, the U.S. Department of Justice and the Department of Transportation.

Berrios is a founding member and past chairman of The Conference Board's Workforce Diversity Council. He serves on the Board of Advisors for Catalyst and the Board of Directors for the National Association of Minority Media Executives and is a founding member of the National Hispanic Corporate Council. He is also a former member of the board of directors of the Ethics Resource Center.

Berrios attended Oblate College in Washington, D.C., and the University of Puerto Rico.

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