CHICAGO, Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Classified Ventures, LLC, a premier online media company in automotive and rental search, today announced the appointment of Denise Bindelglass as the company's Vice President of Human Resources. As head of HR, Bindelglass will be responsible for enhancing CV's overall Human Capital Strategy and will oversee CV's compensation and benefits program, recruiting, organizational development and employee communications functions, ensuring that Classified Ventures has an industry-leading HR Function.
"As Classified Ventures grows, we continue to require a dynamic leadership structure to accommodate our changing needs. One of those identified needs includes the centralization and alignment of our human capital functions," said Dan Jauernig, Classified Ventures' CEO. "I am thrilled to have Denise's experience and expertise on our team and know that her cross-functional work in supporting our businesses will take our human capital strategies and capabilities to the next level."
With 25 years of HR experience, Bindelglass has held senior internal HR leadership roles across a variety of industries including publishing, ecommerce, software development and financial services, as well as experience in human capital consulting and executive search. She joins Classified Ventures from proprietary trading firm Sun Trading LLC, where as Chief Human Resources Officer she reengineered the talent acquisition model, introduced new total compensation platforms, built training and development programs and defined strategic plans as part of the senior management team.
"My professional passions are around positioning HR as a strategic function, reflecting the fact that employees are truly a company's most important asset," said Bindelglass. "This means building dynamic and relevant leadership programs and initiatives to empower managers and encourage internal career movement, creating a company brand and culture that attracts and retains the best talent, and overall, ensuring superior HR service delivery for all of Classified Ventures."
Bindelglass earned her Bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Illinois and her organizational development/human resources-concentrated MBA from Northwestern University. She serves on the board of the Illinois Technology Association and is an Adjunct Professor at Northwestern University in Evanston where she created and now teaches a career development course for engineering students at the McCormick School of Engineering.
About Classified Ventures
Classified Ventures, LLC helps shoppers find the perfect apartment, car, or home through its award-winning websites, including Cars.com, Apartments.com, and HomeGain.com. A strategic joint venture among five media companies including A. H. Belo Corp. (NYSE: AHC), Gannett Co. Inc. (NYSE: GCI), The McClatchy Co. (NYSE: MNI), Tribune Co. and The Washington Post Co. (NYSE: WPO), Classified Ventures seeks to capitalize on revenue growth in online advertising in the automotive, real estate and rental categories.
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