Owens & Minor Names Tammy Gomez EVP and Chief Human Resources Officer

Gomez assumes leadership of Owens & Minor’s people strategy with a focus on cultivating talent that supports company performance

June 22, 2022

Today, we announced the appointment of Tammy Gomez as Executive Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer, effective July 11, 2022. Gomez will report to Owens & Minor’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Edward A. Pesicka, and be a member of the company’s executive leadership team.

Gomez will assume leadership of Owens & Minor’s teammate strategy in addition to overseeing global human resources operations. She will work closely with leadership on driving strategies for retaining, developing, engaging and attracting the right talent to support overall growth and performance. Gomez will also be responsible for furthering Owens & Minor’s commitment to fostering an innovative, collaborative culture that aligns with core company values and progresses existing diversity and inclusion (D&I) initiatives.

“Our teammates are the backbone of Owens & Minor, and I’m confident that Tammy’s expertise will help us maintain a culture centered on our IDEAL values—integrity, development, excellence, accountability and listening—for our teammates and customers,” said Edward A. Pesicka, President and CEO, Owens & Minor. “We look forward to leveraging her insights and experience as we continue building on our strengths in this area of the organization.”

Gomez brings more than two decades of healthcare industry experience to Owens & Minor, having held leadership positions of increasing responsibility over the course of her career, most recently as SVP, Global Human Resources Centers of Excellence & Human Resources Services, and Solutions for Cardinal Health. In this role, she was responsible for compensation, benefits, talent acquisition, talent management, human resources operations, and analytics. Previously, Gomez held various human resources business partner roles supporting the company’s business and functional leaders. She began her career in finance, working with Prudential and General Motors.

“I’m honored to become an Owens & Minor teammate and to be part of a team that shares my passion for building strong teams that support overall company success,” said Tammy Gomez, EVP, and Chief Human Resources Officer, Owens & Minor. “I’m excited to continue building on the solid cultural foundation that this company is known for.”

Gomez is a graduate of the University of South Alabama and holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management. She currently serves on the board of the Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) of Columbus, Ohio, and previously served on the board of trustees for Mental Health America (MHA) of Columbus, Ohio.