HOUSTON, January 3, 2019 – Birkman International, the industry’s leading personality and behavioral assessment company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Rich Hall as President, effective immediately.
Chairman and CEO Sharon Birkman said, “Rich Hall joined our team as EVP of Operations in2018, navigating the business through an exceptional year of success for our partners, customers, and employees. I am excited to have Rich to help me lead Birkman International as President.” Hall brings to Birkman, a 67-year old family business, a wealth of executive-level management experience from several different industries and businesses that include startups, scaleups, and large enterprises.
Rich Hall says, “The Birkman Method personality assessment has been a key tool in my leadership toolkit for over twenty years. I was impressed by its power to provide meaningful insights to help individuals and organizations communicate better and improve measurable business outcomes. Rarely does the opportunity present itself to join a company that has had such a positive influence on one’s career. I could not be more optimistic and thrilled about our future.”
Birkman experienced record growth and recognition in 2018, becoming recognized as aWomen’s Owned Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council and being named one of Houston’s “Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” for the fifth consecutive year. In addition, CEO Sharon Birkman was named one of Houston Business Journal’s “Women Who Mean Business” and one of Texas Diversity Magazine’s inaugural “Houston Power 50.”
About Birkman International:
Birkman International is a behavior and occupational assessment company used by individuals, businesses, nonprofits, and consulting organizations worldwide. The Birkman Method is the scientifically reliable and valid assessment measuring human interests, behaviors and underlying motivators.