Monster Appoints Seasoned Executive to Drive Growth
MAYNARD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 5, 2006--Monster(R), the leading global online careers property and flagship brand of Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: MNST), today announced the appointment of Andrew Miller as Senior Vice President, Monster North America. In his new role, Mr. Miller will be responsible for further developing and implementing the business strategy for the company's Enterprise operations and Monster Government Solutions. Mr. Miller brings more than 25 years management and sales experience to the company, having most recently served as CEO of TANDBERG, a $345 million video communications solutions company based in Oslo, Norway and New York, NY.
"Andy's broad-based experience in segmenting complex markets and delivering customized solutions to clients will be invaluable as Monster strives to expand the online recruitment market across all industries," said Doug Klinger, President of Monster North America. "He is a proven operator who will significantly contribute to our expansion and growth."
As CEO at TANDBERG, Mr. Miller and his team significantly accelerated revenue and repositioned the organization from a single product class company into a leading solutions provider. Prior to TANDBERG, Mr. Miller was with Cisco Systems, Inc. for ten years, where he contributed to the company's significant growth. Most recently, he served as Vice President of US Area Sales (West), and also held positions as VP Marketing/ Customer Advocacy, and Director of Federal Civilian Operations. Mr. Miller began his career in telecomm sales, working for Northern Telecom, Inc. and Jarvis Corporation.
Mr. Miller holds a BS in Business from the University of South Carolina. Very active in community service, Mr. Miller is Membership Officer of the Young President's Organization, Chairperson of the YPO Stanford Executive Education Program, a Board member of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, a member of the Penn State Smeal College of Business Board of Visitors, and a Fellow at the Aspen Institute.
Monster(R) is the leading global online careers and recruitment resource. A division of Monster Worldwide, Monster works for everyone by connecting quality job seekers at all levels with leading employers across all industries. Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Maynard, Mass., Monster has 26 local language and content sites in 24 countries worldwide. More information is available at www.monster.com or by calling 1-800-MONSTER. To learn more about Monster's industry-leading employer products and services, please visit http://recruiter.monster.com.
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