The USTA hired Henry Lescaille as chief people & culture officer, a new position.

Lescaille will be based at the USTA National Campus in Orlando, FL reporting to USTA CEO and executive director Lew Sherr.

“Our people are our most important resource,” said Sherr. “The USTA, on all levels, needs to invest in its culture to meet the many demands of today’s world. We searched for a dynamic and innovative executive with the experience and comportment to lead our efforts in enhancing our culture, and we found that in Henry.”

Lescaille is responsible for USTA’s culture, designing programs to drive cultural awareness and sensitivities to improve employee and volunteer engagement and retention. He is also responsible for reviewing the organization’s goals, values and day-to-day practices.

Before joining the USTA, he was the vice president of people experience and strategic operation for Sony Music for five years.  Much of his career was spent working for Time Warner starting in 1998. When he left, he was the senior vice president, HRBP.