ENGLEWOOD, Colo., July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sheryl Anderson, a 20-year veteran of Starz and long-time board member of the Cable Television Human Resources Association, was promoted to executive vice president of human resources and administration for Starz, announced Glenn Curtis, president of Starz, LLC. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080522/LATH063LOGO-b) "Managing HR and administration efforts since shortly after the company was founded, Sheryl is a true 'Starz original' that has been instrumental in assisting us build a legacy of growth and strong performance," said Curtis. "With now more than 1,000 employees worldwide across the Starz family of businesses, Sheryl and her team are vital to our future business growth and operational plans." Curtis continued, "Several years ago, Sheryl was a key proponent in establishing a leadership development program in association with the Denver University Daniels College of Business. This program represents her forward thinking and has proven most valuable to us in identifying and cultivating future leaders at the company. I congratulate my longtime colleague on her promotion." "Starz has been a big part of my professional life and I am delighted to continue the next chapter and play an important role in its bright future," said Anderson. "The business has changed in so many ways over the years, but identifying and retaining strong future leaders is still so vital to our long-term success. The Starz Entertainment and Starz Media companies continue to evolve and mature and together, Starz is a prominent global media concern with exciting prospects." Prior to joining Starz Entertainment in 1992 shortly after the company was founded, Sheryl served in various positions in tax and compliance at Tele-Communications Inc., United Cable, and United Artists Communications. Anderson is responsible for the human resources and administration functions for approximately 1,000 Starz employees. She has also served as an honorary chair of Cable Positive.