Accident Fund Insurance Company of America has named Ted Smith to the position of vice president of human resources and administrative services.

In his new role, Mr Smith will oversee human resources practices and programs, including employment, training and development, health and safety, compensation, benefits and labor relations. He will also oversee administrative services, including facilities, receiving and inventory and records management.

Mr Smith joins Accident Fund from Johnson Controls, where he was director of human resources for the North American Service and Solutions division. He earned his bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in industrial safety from the University of Central Missouri.