NEW YORK, March 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hudson Highland Group, Inc.
(Nasdaq: HHGP), one of the world's leading providers of specialized
professional staffing, retained executive search and talent management
solutions, today announced that Robert B. Dubner will be appointed to the
company's board of directors and to its audit and executive committees on
April 3, 2006. Dubner will replace Nicholas G. Moore, who will resign as a
director in conjunction with the company's annual meeting of shareholders,
currently scheduled for May 5, 2006, to focus on other business commitments.
Jon Chait, chairman and chief executive officer of Hudson Highland Group,
said, "it is customary in these circumstances to thank the retiring director
for his service, but this is really a special situation. Nick Moore agreed to
join our board before the spinoff, when the company was incurring substantial
operating losses. Nevertheless, he had confidence in the vision of what the
company could become. He has been an important counselor to me in the journey
from that starting point to profitability. We wish him all the best in the
"We are fortunate to be able to recruit Robert Dubner to our board of
directors. Bob brings 35 years of global professional services consulting and
management experience encompassing strategic planning, operational expertise,
system implementations and Fortune 1000 client relationships," said Chait.
"These are all highly valued assets for our next stage of growth and
Most recently, Dubner was a member of IBM's Business Consulting Services
Global Middle Market leadership team, creating and leading the implementation
of its growth strategy. Prior to that, he was the U.S. and global leader of
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Middle Market Consulting Practice. Dubner also
has served on PwC's U.S. Board of Partners and its Global Oversight Board, and
previously on Coopers & Lybrand's Board of Partners.
Dubner has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Franklin and Marshall College,
and a Masters in Business Administration from New York University.
Hudson Highland Group
Hudson Highland Group is one of the world's leading professional staffing,
retained executive search and talent management solution providers. We help
our clients achieve greater organizational performance by attracting,
selecting, engaging and developing the best and brightest people for their
businesses. Our approximately 3,800 employees in more than 20 countries are
dedicated to providing unparalleled service and value to our clients. More
information about Hudson Highland Group is available at
SOURCE Hudson Highland Group, Inc.