Betsy Tilkemeier, Formerly of Korn/Ferry International, Joins Chicago OfficeNEW YORK, Feb 25, 2003 (BUSINESS WIRE) --TMP Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ: TMPW), the world's leading supplier of human capital solutions, including the pre-eminent Internet career portal Monster(R), today announced the recent appointment of Betsy Tilkemeier, formerly of Korn/Ferry International, as a member of the Retail and Corporate Communications Practices, and a Partner in the Chicago office.
"Betsy has successfully recruited senior level communications executives for Fortune 500 clients--across almost every industry sector--an expertise that is a great addition to our firm," said Michael Kelly, CEO, TMP Worldwide Executive Search. "She also brings tremendous industry experience with some of the world's top retail and wholesale manufacturing companies. We are indeed fortunate to have her joining our first-class Consumer Products & Services Sector."
Prior to joining TMP Worldwide, Ms. Tilkemeier served as a Client Partner with Korn/Ferry and led the firm's Midwest Corporate Communications center of expertise. Before joining Korn/Ferry, she was a Sales Director for Henri Bendel, a division of The Limited, and a Department Manager for Neiman Marcus.
In addition to retail, Ms. Tilkemeier has experience in wholesale manufacturing. She was the National Sales Manager for British Khaki, a sportswear manufacturer based in New York City, and a Senior Account Executive for Tommy Hilfiger. Ms. Tilkemeier began her career in the R.H. Macy Executive Training Program in New York. She holds a BA in History from Hamilton College in Clinton, New York.
"We are pleased to welcome Betsy to the Chicago Executive Search team," said Bradley Holden, Managing Partner of TMP Worldwide Executive Search's Chicago office. "Her insight and experience will be invaluable to our team as we partner to assist clients with their recruiting needs. Betsy knows the market extremely well and has become a trusted resource for clients as well as candidates."
About TMP Worldwide
Founded in 1967, TMP Worldwide Inc., with more than 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 parent company of Monster, the leading global careers website, 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. TMP Worldwide is a member of the S&P 500 Index. More information about TMP Worldwide is available at www.tmp.com .
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