NEW YORK - June 11, 2007 - TMP Worldwide Advertising & Communications, the largest independent recruitment advertising agency, today announced that Kurt Dunn has joined the company as vice president, Strategic Partnerships. Dunn will be based in San Francisco and will lead a national team focused on growing the business by creating alliances and building relationships with key partners within the human resource space.
"It's my pleasure to welcome Kurt to the TMP Worldwide team," said Michelle Abbey, president and CEO of TMP Worldwide. "I believe that his knowledge and expertise-as well as his ability to develop, initiate and provide solid results to move a business forward-will be an important asset, as we continue to strengthen our presence and reach within the recruitment advertising and communications industry."
Dunn brings 10 year of experience in the recruiting software and technology industry to his new role at TMP. He was most recently vice president of Global Services at Vurv Technology, where he played an integral role in growing the services group from 12 to 70 people and defined the strategy for tripling revenue of professional services.
He's driven the development and implementation of a formalized process to integrate HR technology services such as recruitment, assessment, on-boarding, and compensation management of vendor partners. Dunn was also a technology solutions consultant at Taleo, an on-demand talent management company and prior to that, director of solution consulting at Personic, one of the early leaders in the applicant tracking/electronic recruiting industry.
Dunn's solid expertise and knowledge has garnered invitations to speak at numerous industry events and conferences where he has participated on several panels. He is a graduate of University of Wyoming (B.S., Educational Psychology) and California State University, Sacramento (M.S., Education).
As leader of the Strategic Partnerships team, Dunn will also play an important role in developing TMP's overall product strategy as well as working with the sales and finance groups to expand the company's presence in the HR space.
About TMP Worldwide Advertising & Communications
TMP Worldwide Advertising & Communications (www.tmp.com) is North America's largest independent recruitment advertising agency and the only recruitment advertising agency recognized among the top 20 U.S. Digital agencies. We are a single source for companies to communicate their employment offerings in order to recruit and retain the best talent. Through online and traditional communications, ROI campaign management services, creative and brand management, diversity enrichment, and media planning, TMP delivers Solutions with an Interactive Edge, achieving industry-specific results across virtually every sector in business and government. Headquartered in New York City with offices throughout North America and affiliates around the globe, TMP continues to set the standard for measurable and cost-effective HR communications.