Fred V. Diers is Vice President and General Manager of GRM's Solution Group, providing Records and Information Management consulting services.
Fred has been actively involved in the Records and Information Management profession for over 40 years as both a practitioner heading up global programs and as head of consulting organizations providing records and information program development and implementation assistance to multi-national organizations. He has been instrumental in advising Records Management software developers in functional requirements of life cycle records software. He was a pioneer in expanding the records management profession internationally as President of ARMA International and President of the International Records Management Counsel.
In addition to being Past President of Professional Associations, he is a Certified Records Manager, Fellow of ARMA International, recipient of the prestigious Emmett Leahy Award for contributions to the field of Records and Information Management, and has lectured on various records subjects throughout the world. Fred was an adjunct professor for the School of Library and Information Science at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill teaching students in the graduate program records management principles. Over the past year, through his current employer, Fred has designed and introduced a web-based retention and reporting research tool with close to 20,000 citations for legal and records management professionals.
Fred is a graduate of Boise State University with degrees in History and Political Science.