December 22, 2014
People moving into key executive positions
|Kevin Kelly has joined of Heidrick & Struggles as CEO. Kelly most recently was president of the firm’s Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific regions. He has also been named regional managing partner. Bonnie W. |
Gwin, who previously held the position, is stepping down. From 2002 to 2005, he was regional managing partner, Asia-Pacific region. Kelly joined Heidrick & Struggles in 1997. Outgoing CEO Thomas Friel will continue as non-executive chairman of the board.
|Sybll Romley has joined the board of directors at the |
International Association of Human Resource Information
Management. Romley is president and CEO of Spectrum Human Resource Systems.
|Richard A. Goldman has been appointed COO of Birkman|
International. Before joining Birkman, Goldman held positions including president and co-CEO of GevityHR and CEO of CentriconHRA. He also was a practicing corporate attorney for 15 years
|Meridee J. Maynard has joined the board of directors at the Todd Organization. She is senior vice president, life product at Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance. She joined Northwestern Mutual in 1988.|
|Pamela Cardoza has been promoted to director of business development at the Castleton Group. She had been business development manager.|
|William Carmell has joined the New York office of Ford & Harrison as partner. Carmlee was a partner at Winston & Strawn.|
|Christine Stimpel has been appointed managing partner at Heidrick & Struggles Germany. Stimpel has extensive |
experience within the executive search realm. She previously led the German business at executive search firm Spencer Stuart. She also worked as director of Ogilvy & Mather Healthcare International and before that was director of the clinical research department and marketing manager at Johnson & Johnson
|Mike Gelster has been appointed vice president at the Jacobson Group. He has worked with large organizations such as Baxter Healthcare, 3Com, Lucent Technologies and, most recently, Qwest Communications.|
|Wanda Granier has been named senior sales executive at the Dallas offices of Veritude. Before coming to Veritude, Granier was a senior site manager at Fidelity Investments.|
|David Peters has been named regional managing partner for the Europe/Middle East/Africa division at Heidrick & Struggles. He joined Heidrick & Struggles in 2000.|
|Gerry Davis has become regional managing partner for the Asia-Pacific division at Heidrick & Struggles. He joined|
Heidrick & Struggles in 1998.
|Michael W. Jalbert has been named president of CDI’s |
Management Recruiters International Inc. Jalbert has
extensive experience in leading business service franchises, having held senior positions at Cendant and ERA Europe.
|Peter McAteer has been named vice president and managing director of corporate learning at Harvard Business School Publishing. Prior to joining UNDP, McAteer was vice president of Giga Information Group. He has also been vice president of leadership, learning and organizational development at Fidelity Investments in Boston and director of consulting services at Development Systems Inc.|
|Uwe Herold has been appointed chief information officer for SAP. He will be based out of Waldorf, Germany. Herold comes to SAP from Brose Fahrzeugteile GmbH & Co., where he was CIO and was responsible for the Brose Group Information systems in Germany. Before joining Brose in 1999, he worked for Hydac Filtertechnik GmbH, where he headed up the company’s process engineering and organizational development.|
|Deleise Lindsay has joined F&H Solutions Group as vice |
president. Lindsay was district managing consultant for DBM. She has also worked as an international recruitment
specialist for CMS Therapies and is a member of the corporate human resources team for First Union Bank.
|Kurus Elavia has been promoted from COO of Gateway Security to CEO of the firm. Elavia joined Gateway in 1988 as a security officer and worked his way up the ranks to CEO.|
|James E. Bataillon has been named human resource director at |
Fluor Corp. He most recently was manager of human resources
at ABB Lummus Global Inc. and has more than 25 years of human
|Mark W. Allen has joined Administaff as vice president of |
strategic planning. Prior to joining Administaff, Allen held
various roles with SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, last serving
as managing director, investment banking.
|Jan Hanley has been named senior vice president of SAP |
Services Organization. Hanley joined SAP after 11 years at
Oracle, where he was responsible for Oracle services, support and on-demand business development in a global capacity. Prior to Oracle, he spent seven years at Accenture U.K.
|Greg Lignelli has been named executive vice president for |
Hudson’s energy, scientific and managed staffing practice.
|Mark Fenske has been named senior vice president for Hudson’s |
energy, scientific and managed staffing practice.
|James C. Tudor has been appointed president of State |
Compensation Insurance Fund’s board of directors. Tudor, who
has 35 years of industry experience, has been acting
president of the California nonprofit workers’ comp insurance
provider for the past 18 months.
|Stanley Jeremiah has been appointed as vice president of |
benefits for Convergys’ employee care business in the
Asia-Pacific region. Before joining Convergys, Jeremiah was
with NTUC Income as general manager for its life insurance
|Jeffrey Saltzman has joined Kenexa as practice leader. |
Saltzman was CEO of Sirota before joining Kenexa.
|Michael Lavington has joined the board of directors at |
Gevity. Lavington has worked in various executive HR roles,
such as managing director of Mecca Leisure Group, president
and CEO of Resorts USA and senior vice president of HR at
|Ben Zenick has been appointed vice president of consulting |
services at Zencos Consulting. Meanwhile, Joseph J. Costanzo
has been appointed chief technology officer at Zencos. They
both held the title of principal consultant, and co-founded
the company five years ago.
|Barbara A. Garrett has joined the Conference Board as |
executive director of marketing and strategy. Previously,
Garrett was senior consultant of financial service growth
strategy practice of Computer Sciences Corp.
|Bennett Williams has joined PeopleFilter Technology as |
director of strategic alliances. Prior to joining
PeopleFilter, Williams was director of client services at
Shaker Recruitment Advertising and Communications.
|M. Michele Burns has been promoted to chairman and CEO of |
Mercer Human Resource Consulting. Burns had been CFO of
Marsh & McLennan Cos., which owns Mercer. She joined Marsh &
McClennan in March as executive vice president and CFO.
|Tim Doherty will serve as president of the National |
Association of Professional Employer Organizations in 2007.
He is CEO of Doherty Employer Services.
|Michael W. Jalbert has been named president of Management |
Recruiters International, a subsidiary of CDI Corp. Jalbert
has extensive experience in business service franchises,
including senior positions at Cendant and ERA Europe. He most
recently was of MRI Worldwide Network.
|Christine Espy has been named human resources director at |
Instrument Sales & Services. was HR director at Advanced
Navigation Position Corp. Espy has more than a decade of
human resources experience.