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RICHARDSON, TX, November 12, 2008 /24-7PressRelease/ -- HRsmart, the leading talent management software company, today announced two new global leadership roles in its corporate organizational structure to further position the company for future growth. Alan Deichler, former Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for HRsmart, was appointed to Chief Marketing Officer, and Hanny Shehadeh, former Senior Vice President of Implementation for HRsmart, was appointed to Chief Product Officer.
As Chief Marketing Officer, Deichler will oversee all aspects of HRsmarts corporate worldwide sales and marketing initiatives with a vision toward expanding HRsmarts global footprint. He will be responsible for leading all of HRsmart's global distribution efforts including sales management, distribution channel management, public relations, marketing communications, pricing and market research.
As Chief Product Officer, Shehadeh is responsible for HRsmart's overall product direction and coordination, working with all operational areas within the company to ensure that HRsmart products continue to lead the industry in quality and functionality.
"HRsmart is experiencing considerable growth worldwide and it is imperative, more now than ever, to have the right people in the right roles to further position us as a leader in the Human Capital Management software space," said Mark Hamdan, Chief Executive Officer for HRsmart. "By defining these essential roles within HRsmart, we are emphasizing our understanding of our customers needs and requirements and ensuring they gain maximum value from our products."
Prior to this appointment, Deichler held the position of Senior Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing for HRsmart, where he oversaw all of HRsmart's sales and marketing efforts, including Direct Sales, Indirect Sales, Telesales, Sales Support and Marketing. Deichler has held numerous sales and marketing executive positions prior to joining HRsmart. Most recently he was Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing for MarketSource, a sales support outsourcing firm where he led the sales effort to double revenues during his tenure. His other previous positions include Associate Director with Ernst & Young, sales performance consulting and partner management with Acclivus Corporation, and he served as an integral part of the partner development program in multiple management positions at the IBM PC Company.
Hanny Shehadeh was responsible for the development and execution of HRsmart's Global Professional Services strategy before his appointment as Chief Product Officer. Prior to joining HRsmart, Shehadeh served seven years as President of Global Careers, Inc., an international search firm he founded in 1998, focused on meeting the highly specialized staffing needs of the Semiconductor, TeleCom/DataCom, and Manufacturing Test industries. Before that, Shehadeh spent fifteen years with Hewlett-Packard, where he held several national management positions including Talent Acquisition & Organizational Development, Professional Services, Systems Engineering, Applications Engineering, and Project Management within the Test & Measurement Group, which later spun-off as Agilent Technologies.
HRsmart has been named to the Inc. 500 list and Deloitte Fast 500 as one of the fast growing HR technology companies in the United States.
About HRsmart, Inc.
HRsmart provides the fully-integrated Talent Management Application suite, Human Resource Software, Human Resource Management including applicant tracking, performance management, learning management, career development and succession planning in a single unified platform. HRsmart helps organizations of all sizes attract, identify, develop, motivate and retain top performers. HRsmart is headquartered in Richardson, Texas has operations in the United States, Europe, Canada, Latin America, South Africa, Australia and the Middle East.
HRsmart: 2929 N. Central Expressway, Richardson, TX 75080, 972.783.3000. Human Resource Management
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