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WCRI promotes executive VP Ramona Tanabe to CEO

Posted On: Apr. 3, 2023 10:09 AM CST

Ramona Tanabe

The Workers Compensation Research Institute on Monday announced that Executive Vice President Ramona Tanabe has been named to succeed John Ruser as CEO.

Mr. Ruser has served in the position since 2015 and will serve as temporary adviser to Ms. Tanabe, who will assume her new responsibilities on May 1.

Ms. Tanabe has held a number of key leadership positions at WCRI, among them leading WCRI’s flagship line of core benchmarking studies, designing and conducting studies on workplace health policy, and managing its data collection and technology investments. She has also provided legal counsel, testified at governmental hearings, and managed core operations on behalf of WCRI.