Charles Redding has assumed the positions of chief executive officer and president at Medshare, the humanitarian aid organization.

Mr. Redding has been the nonprofit’s chief operating officer since 2012 and led the organization’s expansion to the Northeast by opening a Sorting and Collection Center in Secaucus, New Jersey.

He replaces Meridith Rentz, who resigned to provide more time with her three children.

Prior to joining MedShare two years ago, Mr. Redding was vice president of global operations for Johnson & Johnson Inc.’s aesthetic medicine business.

Founded in Atlanta in 1998, MedShare sources medical supplies and equipment, which it then delivers to underserved populations worldwide.

Its most recent shipments have been to:

Fundacion Castillo Cordova in Guatemala; Marsabit District Hospital in Kenya; Federal Capital Territory Administration in Nigeria; Tacloban City Hospital in the Philippines; Kenema Government Hospital and Princess Christian Maternity Hospital in Sierra Leone and CURE Children’s Hospital of Uganda.

In addition to Atlanta, MedShare has offices in the San Franciscoand the New York metropolitan areas. It has shipped nearly 1,000 40-foot containers to more than 95 countries including clinics in the U.S.

To learn more about MedShare, click here.