ATLANTA, Dec. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- EmployBridge Co-Founder, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Shawn W. Poole will retire from his role at the nation's largest industrial staffing firm on January 31, 2018, the company announced today.
Following his retirement, Poole will remain active with EmployBridge, assisting with the transition of his duties and as a strategic advisor to CEO Tom Bickes and to the company.
"For seventeen years, I have had the privilege of working with a remarkable partner, great clients, and the most caring and committed colleagues in the industry. I am extraordinarily proud of my team and their accomplishments," said Poole.
Bickes commented, "Shawn has been instrumental in helping grow EmployBridge and our specialized workforce brands into national prominence. I am very grateful for our longtime partnership and pleased that Shawn will continue to work with us in an advisory role."
In a statement, the EmployBridge Board of Directors said: "Shawn Poole has helped EmployBridge expand, innovate, and continuously improve since its inception. We thank him for his contributions and value his continued involvement."
During January, Poole will transition all financial operations to Chi Nguyen, the new Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for EmployBridge. Ms. Nguyen joins EmployBridge from Brand Energy & Infrastructure Services where she served in several capacities, including Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to that, Nguyen spent a decade in the finance organization at the General Electric Company. The Shared Services and IT organizations will transition to Paul Galleberg, the Chief Administrative Officer for EmployBridge.
About EmployBridge: Headquartered in Atlanta, EmployBridge is one of the largest workforce specialist firms in the country and was recently recognized as the largest industrial staffing firm in the U.S. by Staffing Industry Analysts. Each of its industry-leading commercial, professional and franchise brands focus on a dedicated specialty, allowing EmployBridge to deliver a superior level of staffing solutions to associates and clients. From nearly 600 locations in the U.S. and Canada, EmployBridge puts more than 95,000 associates to work at more than 10,000 companies weekly. For more information on EmployBridge, please visit the company website at www.employbridge.com.
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