Carla J. Chaney joins Equifax as Coretha M. Rushing retires

Equifax announces new chief human resources officer

Equifax Inc. has named Carla J. Chaney as its new Chief Human Resources Officer, replacing Coretha M. Rushing who is retiring after 13 years with the company, according to a press release.

Chaney is a human resources leader with more than 20 years of experience and joins Equifax from Graphic Packaging International where she served as executive vice president of human resources and communications. In her role with Atlanta-based Equifax and reporting directly to the CEO, Chaney will have global responsibility for the human resources center of excellence, which includes human resources operations, talent management, total rewards and community affairs.

“Chaney brings valuable experience and a global mindset to Equifax. She has a successful history of designing, executing and aligning human resource programs and processes to support business objectives, and I know she’ll be a dynamic and collaborative growth leader for this company,” said Mark Begor, CEO of Equifax. “She has a history of business partnership and an ability to attract, retain, and motivate top talent. We are energized to have Carla joining our leadership team.”

Rushing will spend the next several months working with Chaney in her transition to Equifax.

“Coretha leaves behind a strong legacy of attracting and retaining top talent. She has truly created an inclusive work environment, and Equifax and the HR profession have benefitted substantially from her strong leadership over the past 13 years,” added Begor.

Chaney joined Graphic Packaging International in 2013, where she led HR programs and acquisition integrations across the globe, as well as driving improvements to its employee development programs. Prior to her work with Graphic Packaging International, Chaney held leadership positions with Exide Technologies, Newell Rubbermaid and Georgia-Pacific Corporation.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial and labor relations from Cornell University.

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