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ABIH Continues Search to Replace Retiring Executive Director

The American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH) hires Vetted Solutions to recruit and evaluate candidates for the position of Chief Executive Officer.

Lansing, MI – WEBWIRE

The successful executive will run the business of ABIH, serving as a partner to the Board and a leader to the ABIH staff.

Last fall, Lynn O’Donnell, CIH, ABIH’s Executive Director, announced her plans to retire by June of 2014.  Ms. O’Donnell has served in her current role since 1991 and has successfully guided the Certified Industrial Hygienist program into the 21st century.
To assist in finding a replacement for Ms. O’Donnell, Vetted Solutions has been retained to actively recruit and evaluate candidates to replace her position under the new title of Chief Executive Officer.  Vetted Solutions is a Washington, D.C. based executive search firm that specializes in association and nonprofit recruiting and consulting. 
Recently, the CEO Position Profile was posted to the ABIH website.  It reads:
This is an opportunity for an outstanding executive to take ABIH to its next level. The organization and its new CEO will focus on growing the importance of the CIH credential within the industrial hygiene profession, ensuring that qualified professionals maintain their interest in being certified and that employers understand the value of hiring and developing such expertise on staff. ABIH and its next CEO will play a vital role in contributing to the overall growth of the profession and the understanding of the value of professional practice within the profession. To achieve this goal, ABIH will continue its outreach to students, early-career professionals, and educators as well as to industrial hygiene professionals throughout the world.
The successful executive will run the business of ABIH, serving as a partner to the Board and a leader to the ABIH staff. He or she will focus on continual process improvement and growth, while always maintaining the integrity of the CIH. This individual will be a global thinker, an innovator, and one who energizes others. Comfortable driving strategy, the new CEO must also be successful at implementation.
Many see ABIH and the CIH credential as the gold standard, because of the integrity of the exam and the process itself. The new CEO will seek innovative ways to broaden outreach and share the message regarding the quality of the CIH and the importance of seeking and maintaining this certification.
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For confidential consideration of the CEO position, candidates should contact Vetted Solutions directly.  To learn more about the American Board of Industrial Hygiene or the CIH program, please email , visit, or call (517) 321-2638.
About the American Board of Industrial Hygiene
Since 1960, ABIH, a not-for-profit corporation, has been the world’s largest, premier organization for certifying professionals in the practice of industrial hygiene. ABIH is responsible for ensuring high-quality certification including education, experience, examination, certification maintenance and ethics enforcement.  Currently, more than 6700 people are certified to use the CIH designation.

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