Jim Hood Promoted to President of Home Instead, Inc.
Huber to continue as Chief Executive Officer
December 20, 2019 // Franchising.com // OMAHA, Neb. - Home Instead, Inc., the franchisor for Home Instead Senior Care, the leading provider of in-home care for older adults, today announced that Global Chief Information Officer Jim Hood will assume the role of president, effective immediately. President and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Huber will remain CEO.
“Jim has a great appreciation and respect for the franchise owners and their teams who deliver care in local markets,” said Huber. “He also has a deep understanding of the essence of Home Instead and what needs to be done to continuously transform the organization as we move forward.”
The newly-minted president has risen through the ranks as global solutions architect, vice president of information technology and global chief information officer in his six-year tenure with the company. Most recently, Hood led the development of key organizational capabilities, including those that allowed the franchise network to maintain high-quality, personalized care while expanding its digital capabilities.
In his new role, Hood will oversee strategic planning for the Home Instead Senior Care network and drive key initiatives and day-to-day operations for the company. He will report directly to Huber.
As CEO, Huber will continue to lead the strategic vision for Home Instead, and focus on global advocacy, thought leadership and social purpose initiatives.
Hood joined Home Instead in 2012 after providing business and technical consulting services to the company, and holds more than 20 years of experience in information technology, software development, and project management. Prior to joining Home Instead, he worked across industries including telecommunications, transportation, publishing and agriculture. Through engagements with national and global companies, Jim gained deep insights into leadership and problem solving at scale.
“Jeff has built a world-class team and organization,” said Hood. “I’m excited to leverage my experience to improve the lives of Home Instead CAREGivers, clients and family caregivers.”
For more information about Home Instead Senior Care, including information about the executive team, visit https://www.HomeInstead.com.
About Home Instead Senior Care®
Founded in 1994 in Omaha, Nebraska, the Home Instead Senior Care® franchise network provides personalized care, support and education to enhance the lives of aging adults and their families. Today, the network is the world's leading provider of in-home care services for seniors, with more than 1,200 independently owned and operated franchises that provide more than 80 million hours of care annually throughout the United States and 11 other countries. Local Home Instead Senior Care offices employ approximately 90,000 CAREGiversSM worldwide who provide basic support services that enable seniors to live safely and comfortably in their own homes for as long as possible. Home Instead Senior Care franchise owners partner with clients and their family members to help meet varied individual needs. Services span the care continuum – from providing personal care to specialized Alzheimer’s care and hospice support. Also available are family caregiver education and support resources. Visit HomeInstead.com. Connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.
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