HR Executive Jeff Struve Joins Monster Sales Team
MAYNARD, Mass., Aug 22, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Monster(R) today announced that Jeff Struve has been named a Vice President of Business Development for the United States. In this new position, Struve will work closely with the sales organization to enhance Monster's relationship with employers and further develop its customer-focused services. Monster is the leading global online careers property and flagship brand of TMP Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ: TMPW).
Struve will be responsible for working with the Monster sales team to develop extensive relationships at the executive level within Fortune 1000 companies. This position is designed to further develop Monster's customer focus initiative while strengthening client relationships and offering products and services that best serve employers' recruiting needs.
"We are excited to welcome Jeff as a key member of Monster's sales team," said Crystal Holmes, Executive Vice President of Global Sales at Monster. "His work history and experience as a thought leader in the HR community will be instrumental to our sales group. As we grow and expand, a client-focused strategy is a key component to delivering the most effective and comprehensive recruiting solutions for employers."
Prior to joining Monster, Struve was the Senior Vice President of Global Human Resources for Brown Shoe Company, a leading consumer-driven footwear company. During his tenure, Struve created a new global HR structure, revamped the compensation and rewards structure and executive compensation programs, as well as introduced new executive development processes. He drove strategy to create a new organizational model for the company and developed strong business partnerships as a member of the company's operating committee.
"It is with great excitement that I join Monster. As an industry leader, Monster has always been first to create new opportunities to further leverage their leadership position," said Jeff Struve. "There is a strong focus on the client relationship at Monster and after working 24 years as an HR executive, I look forward to working with Monster sales representatives and the management team to develop stronger relationships and programs that will further solidify Monster's leadership role with its clients."
Corporate Bio for Jeff Struve
Prior to joining Monster, Struve was the SVP of Global Human Resources for Brown Shoe Company in St. Louis. He has held a variety of senior level HR executive positions over his 24-year HR career including roles as SVP of HR for MasterCard's Global Technology and Operations HQ in St. Louis, SVP of HR for Bank One Chicago, and VP of HR for Bank One Milwaukee. Struve has served the HR profession in a number of regional and national roles. In particular, he is a member of the Employment Management Association (EMA), a Professional Emphasis Group of SHRM, in which he founded the Wisconsin region in 1998, was on the Board of Directors from 1991 - 2000, and served as President of the Board from 1999 - 2000. In addition, Struve served as VP on the SHRM Board of Directors from 2000 - 2002. Struve received his BA from Marquette University, completed MBA coursework at the Keller Graduate School of Management, and received his SPHR certification from SHRM in 1998.
Monster, headquartered in Maynard, Mass., is the leading global careers website, recording over 46.6 million unique visits during the month of July 2002 according to independent research conducted by I/PRO. Monster connects the most progressive companies with the most qualified career-minded individuals, offering innovative technology and superior services that give them more control over the recruiting process. The Monster global network consists of local content and language sites in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, the Netherlands, Belgium, New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong, France, Scotland, Germany, Ireland, Spain, Luxembourg, India, Italy, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Switzerland, and Finland. Monster is the official online career management services sponsor of the 2002 Olympic Winter Games and 2002 and 2004 U.S. Olympic Teams. More information about Monster is available at www.monster.com or by calling 1-800-MONSTER.
About TMP Worldwide
Founded in 1967, TMP Worldwide Inc., with over 8,500 employees in 33 countries, is the online recruitment leader, the world's largest Recruitment Advertising agency network, and one of the world's largest Executive Search & Executive Selection agencies. TMP Worldwide, headquartered in New York, is also the world's largest Yellow Pages advertising agency and a provider of direct marketing services. The Company's clients include more than 90 of the Fortune 100 and more than 490 of the Fortune 500 companies. In June 2001, TMP Worldwide was added to the S&P 500 Index. More information about TMP Worldwide is available at www.tmp.com.
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