TMP Worldwide Executive Search Hires Industrial and Health Care Recruiter for Paris Office; Jennifer Chase Joins as a Principal From Korn Ferry International in New York
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 5, 2001--TMP Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ: "TMPW"; ASX: "TMP"), the leading global provider of career services and solutions, including the preeminent Internet career portal, Monster(R).com, today announced the appointment of Jennifer Chase as a Principal in the Paris office of TMP Worldwide Executive Search. Ms. Chase, who joins TMP Worldwide from Korn Ferry International in New York, will be a member of the company's Global Industrial and Health Care Sectors and Manufacturing Practice.
At Korn Ferry, Ms. Chase recruited for an array of science-based industries, including biotechs, specialty chemicals, health care and manufacturing, among others. She has completed multiple searches across all functions, having placed CEOs, COOs, heads of research and various senior-level marketing and human resources executives.
Bill Fello, Head of TMP Worldwide's Global Industrial Sector, said, "TMP Worldwide's Industrial Sector is one of the company's most dynamic. We are looking to hire only recruiters who really know this business. In Jennifer we have found such a recruiter. She really understands the industrial chemicals industry; with her joining our team, we are well-positioned to take a leading position in Industrial recruiting."
Prior to joining Korn Ferry in 1997, Ms. Chase spent nine years with Rhone-Poulence S.A. (Aventis), a $16 billion industrial chemicals manufacturer. From 1993 to 1997, Ms. Chase was the Product Development and Business Manager for the company's Cosmetic and Detergency Enterprise. In this role, she defined the business unit's European sales strategy and managed a European sales force, developed new products and negotiated joint development agreements with leading personal care and consumer products companies. Prior to that she was the company's European Sales Manager and developed a market-focused sales distribution network.
Pierre Aussure, Managing Partner of the Paris office of TMP Worldwide Executive Search, said, "Jennifer not only knows this industry, she knows this market. She has lived and worked in France for years and has made industry contacts throughout Europe. We will rely on her to promote the services of TMP Worldwide Executive Search throughout Europe and to expand the scope of our Industrial and Health Care Practices."
Ms. Chase holds a B.S. in Environmental Studies from Northeastern University and a Masters in Industrial Marketing from the University of Pierre and Marie Curie in Paris, France.
About TMP Worldwide
Founded in 1967, TMP Worldwide Inc., now with more than 8,750 employees in 31 countries, is the online recruitment leader, the world's largest Recruitment Advertising agency network, and one of the world's largest Executive Search and 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 480 of the Fortune 500 companies. More information about TMP Worldwide is available at www.tmp.com
Monster.com, (www.monster.com), headquartered in Maynard, Mass, the flagship brand of the Interactive Division of TMP Worldwide, is the leading global career portal on the Web, and recorded over 16.2 million unique visits during the month of December 2000 according to independent research conducted by I/PRO. Monster.com 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.com 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, Germany, Ireland, Spain and Luxembourg. More information about Monster.com is available at www.monster.com or by calling 1-800-MONSTER. Special Note: The above statements include forward-looking statements based on current management expectations. Factors that could cause future results to differ from these expectations include the following: risks associated with acquisitions, competition, and seasonality. Additional factors are described in the company's reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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