Position: Senior Vice President, International Human Resources
Cheryl Middleton Jones is the Senior Vice President of International Human Resources for Scripps Networks Interactive. In this role, she is responsible for the human resources (HR) leadership across Scripps Networks International, including the UK/EMEA, Brazil, Latin America and Asia-Pacific. In addition to leading the international HR teams, she is responsible for leading the Business and Legal Affairs, Finance and Corporate Communications teams, and she also oversees the company’s learning and development programs. Jones strives to standardize the HR process and systems globally.

Prior to her current role, Jones served as Vice President of Human Resources for the Asia-Pacific region and was based in Singapore. She was appointed to this role after the acquisition of the Asian Food Channel. She was responsible for the compensation and benefits, payroll management, facilities, talent acquisition and management of over 70 employees in three different countries. During her time in Singapore, Jones developed the Asia-Pacific division’s first-ever ad sales commission plan, as well as talent measurements for the Phillipines and Australia. Jones joined Scripps Networks Interactive in 2011 as the Vice President of Human Resources. In this role, she served as the human resources business partner for three executive vice presidents, as well as the Chief Legal Officer.

Before joining Scripps Networks, Jones was a Six Sigma Black Belt professional at ING in Atlanta, GA. In this role, she led cross-functional and multi-site Six Sigma projects. She coached and mentored project teams and other black belts on DMAIC and Lean principles. Prior to this role, Jones served as Director of Operational Risk Management and Director of Human Resources.

Jones has a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Michigan. She currently resides in Knoxville, Tenn.after spending several years in Singapore. She is a board member of both the Greater Knoxville United Way and the Cable and Telecommunications Human Resources Association.
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