Wayne Beaubian Joins Hudson North America as Executive Vice President for Financial Solutions

Aug 22, 2006, 01:00 ET from Hudson Highland Group, Inc.

    NEW YORK, Aug. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hudson, one of the world's
 leading professional staffing, outsourcing and talent management solutions
 providers and a division of Hudson Highland Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:   HHGP),
 today announced the appointment of Wayne Beaubian as executive vice
 president for its North American Financial Solutions practice. Beaubian
 brings significant experience leading multi-disciplinary professional
 service and staffing operations to the practice, which represents one of
 three strategic global sectors for Hudson.
     Financial Solutions provides end-to-end solutions for complex financial
 issues encountered during internal audit, enterprise risk management,
 mergers & acquisitions and other accounting and finance initiatives.
 Beaubian is highly qualified to expand the group's service model, which
 provides seasoned leadership, certified project managers and senior support
 staff for critical endeavors and direct openings.
     "Wayne has the proven ability to build profitable operations from the
 ground up and to transform start-up operations into market leaders. He can
 successfully lead large-scale operations by focusing on sustainable growth,
 performance management, and employee training and development," said Thomas
 B. Moran, president of Hudson North America. "His industry experience,
 straightforward business approach, and reputation for developing talent
 will be a tremendous asset to our clients and consultants, as well as to
 the Hudson organization."
     Beaubian has spent nearly ten years with a leading specialized
 professional services and staffing organization, where he started as a
 branch manager and progressed through area and regional management
 positions, eventually serving as district president. During his tenure, he
 achieved significant revenue and margin growth, reduced turnover, and
 managed the firm's full suite of service lines, including their solutions
 and professional consulting businesses.
     Hudson delivers specialized professional staffing, outsourcing, and
 talent management solutions worldwide. From single placements to total
 solutions, the firm helps clients achieve greater organizational
 performance by assessing, recruiting, developing and engaging the best and
 brightest people for their businesses.
     Hudson is a division of Hudson Highland Group, Inc. one of the world's
 leading professional staffing, retained executive search and talent
 management solutions providers. The company employs more than 3,800
 professionals serving clients and candidates in more than 20 countries
 through its Hudson and Highland Partners businesses. More information is
 available at www.hudson.com.
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