Akron Children’s names new human resources director

Machele Merriweather named human resources director

Machele Merriweather


Machele Merriweather has been named director of Human Resources at Akron Children’s Hospital.

 Merriweather joined Akron Children’s in July 2012 and has served as the human resource business partner for Akron Children’s Department of Pediatrics.

 Prior to joining Akron Children’s, she served nearly 20 years in progressive leadership roles in human resources, the last 10 of which she served as corporate director of recruitment and employment practices at Botsford Health Care Continuum in Michigan.

 Akron Children’s has more than 4,600 employees on two hospital campuses, and at more than 80 primary and specialty care locations throughout Northeast Ohio. The economic impact of the hospital includes more than $357 million in total wages and benefits paid. Akron Children’s has won its sixth NorthCoast99 award as a top employer in Northeast Ohio.

 Merriweather resides in Cleveland.

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