Hearst Magazines promotes VP of human resources Scherri Roberts to senior VP of human resources, effective immediately
January 23, 2012
– Hearst Magazines President David Carey today announced that Scherri Roberts, most recently the Company’s vice president of human resources, has been promoted to senior vice president, effective immediately.
Roberts held the position of VP/director, human resources at Hearst Magazines since February 2007.
“Scherri is a talented HR professional who was instrumental in the smooth and successful integration of Hachette U.S. employees in 2011,” Carey said. “I’m pleased to be able to recognize her hard work and dedication with a well-deserved SVP title.”
From 2006 to 2007, Roberts left Hearst briefly to become director of human resources at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, having previously held the position of director of human resources at Hearst Magazines from 2001 to 2004, and executive director of human resources from 2004 to 2006. In these roles, she managed a staff of HR generalists, recruiters and organizational development and compensation professionals.
Roberts worked at Phase2Media as director of human resources from 2000 to 2001, where she was crucial to the rapid staff growth that was indicative of Internet advertising sales organizations at that time. She previously held positions at Children’s Television Workshop and Noggin, a joint venture with Nickelodeon.
A graduate of Temple University, Roberts is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management and is on the board of Grace Outreach.
About Hearst Magazines
Hearst Magazines is a unit of Hearst Corporation (www.hearst.com), one of the nation's largest diversified communications companies. Hearst Magazines is the largest publisher of monthly magazines in the U.S. (ABC 2011), reaching 87 million adults (Spring 2011 MRI) with its 20 titles. In addition, the company publishes more than 300 editions around the world. Hearst Magazines Digital Media, dedicated to creating and implementing Hearst Magazines’ digital strategy, has more than 28 websites and 14 mobile sites for brands such as Cosmopolitan, Popular Mechanics, ELLE, ELLE DECOR, Esquire, Good Housekeeping, Marie Claire and Seventeen, as well as digital-only sites such as Delish.com, a food site in partnership with MSN; MisQuinceMag.com; and RealBeauty.com. Hearst Magazines has published more than 150 applications and digital editions for the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch, as well as the Droid platform. In addition, the company includes iCrossing, a global digital marketing agency.