Merryck & Co. Names Former Equifax Executive, Coretha Rushing, As A Managing Director

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Merryck & Co., a global executive coaching and mentoring firm, has announced that Merryck Mentor, former SVP, Chief People Officer of Equifax, Coretha Rushing, has been appointed a Managing Director at Merryck & Co.

Coretha Rushing is an experienced executive with a demonstrated history of working in financial services, consumer goods, and technology industries. She has over 25 years of HR experience culminating in a 13-year stint as a Chief People Officer. Her areas of expertise include succession planning, talent management, employee engagement, and compensation.

“Coretha’s successful track record as a CPO and Global Head of Talent, not to mention her experience as a board member, makes her an ideal thought partner for senior leaders,” remarked David Reimer, CEO of Merryck & Co. Americas.

In addition to her work at Merryck & Co., Rushing is a board member of 2U Inc., an educational technology platform company, and is a member of the Compensation and Succession Committee. She is also an Advisor to Kaho Partners, a private investment firm, and is a member of the Extraordinary Women on Boards (EWOB) organization.

For 13 years, Rushing served as SVP, Chief People Officer for Equifax, Inc., a $3 billion global credit and data analytics organization currently based in 24 countries. She joined the firm in May 2006 and led the international HR organization and the company’s foundation during both its most significant period of financial growth, global expansion, product innovation, and during its most major business challenge, a cybersecurity breach.

Before joining Equifax, Rushing served as President of Cameron Wesley LLC, her human resource strategy and executive coaching firm. Also, Rushing served in several senior HR functions for The Coca-Cola Company. Rushing was the first woman serving as its Chief People Officer. Before this, Rushing was the Senior HR leader for the Midwest Division of Pizza Hut, a division of PepsiCo, and served in multiple human resource roles at IBM.

Rushing’s previous board work includes serving as Board Chair, Emeritus for SHRM, and as a member of the Board for Atlanta’s Big Brothers Big Sisters, where she chaired the Fundraising / Development Committee during her tenure. She is active in several professional and community organizations and has served as a panelist and keynote speaker at various conferences. She has received numerous community awards and has been recognized for four consecutive years (2016-2019) for outstanding business achievements by Black Enterprise.

About Merryck & Co.:
Merryck & Co. is a global firm of experienced former CEOs and global business leaders who specialize in the business world’s most valuable strategic asset: Leadership. We bring an operator’s lens to executive development with services that focus on senior executive development, succession, emerging leaders development, high-performing teams, and enterprise development. For more information, visit: http://www.merryck.com

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