Washington, DC, August 06, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- F&H Solutions Group, a national human resources consulting firm, announced today the addition of Dr. Christopher J. Metzler as the Director of the firm’s Strategic Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Practice. Dr. Metzler is an internationally recognized expert and scholar in the areas of diversity, global employment practices, human resources and comparative employment systems. He will lead the firm’s global diversity, equity, and inclusion practice working with organizations to establish and maintain strategic solutions addressing diversity, talent management, equity, discrimination, and inclusion. In addition, the full service practice will provide consulting on supplier diversity, diversity communications, and diversity messaging.
“We are extremely fortunate to have one of the leading strategic thinkers in the areas of diversity, inclusion, hiring practices, discrimination and corporate social responsibility join our firm,” said Jerrold A. Glass, President of F&H Solutions Group. “With increasing numbers of the baby boomer generation retiring, organizations must be working with corporations and other organizations to develop and maintain strategic solutions to comprehensively address these critical workplace issues.”
In addition to joining F&H Solutions Group, Dr. Metzler serves as Associate Dean of Human Resources for the Masters of Professional Studies at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. Dr. Metzler has a successful and proven track record of providing practical consulting and training services in the private, not for profit and government sectors. Prior to his position at Georgetown, Dr. Metzler served as a faculty member at Cornell University’s ILR School where he directed the EEO and Diversity Studies program. While at Cornell, he created the nation’s first certification program for diversity professionals and established The Chief Diversity Officers’ Roundtable. He also served as an adjunct Associate Professor at The City University of New York where he taught civil rights among other courses.
Prior to entering higher education, Dr. Metzler headed the strategic issues and research practice at an international consulting firm and provided advice to multinational corporations and governments on human rights, human capital, equality, corporate social responsibility, discrimination and diversity.
“I am honored to join F&H Solutions Group to add to their already robust strategic solutions to employment issues” said Dr. Metzler. “F&H Solutions Group understands and appreciates the reality of globalization, the need for strategic solutions to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We will provide the comprehensive solutions to these issues that organizations need and expect.”
Dr. Metzler is the author of numerous books and articles in the area of diversity, hiring practices, and human resources. He is the chairman of The Affirmative Action Register editorial board, a contributing writer to The Academy Speaks – Diverse Issues in Higher Education, the principal researcher of The Consortium of Chief Diversity Officers at Georgetown University and a member of the Recruiting Trends advisory board.
Dr. Metzler holds a PhD in Law from the University of Aberdeen, a Masters degree in Human Rights from Columbia University, as well as diplomas and postgraduate certificates in law. He is a member of The University of Oxford in Oxford, England and also a member of Kellogg College at the University of Oxford.
F&H Solutions Group is a U.S. based consulting firm of experienced professionals providing creative human capital and management services solutions in an ever-changing business climate worldwide. Their capabilities and solutions span the entire HR platform ranging from strategy and assessment through execution and implementation. Visit them at www.fhsolutionsgroup.com.