Sharon Votaw is senior vice president and chief human resources officer for Lexmark International.
Prior to assuming her current role in November 2016, Votaw served as vice president of global compensation, benefits and HRIS. In that position, she was responsible for the design and administration of worldwide executive and employee compensation programmes, global benefits strategy, operational management of U.S. benefits, global mobility programmes, and support of the global human resources information system.
Votaw joined Lexmark’s human resources department in 2005 and has held a number of roles including HR director for the company’s former Enterprise Software division. Prior to HR, she spent 13 years in Lexmark’s accounting organisation, including serving as U.S. controller.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Kentucky and is a certified public accountant.