TRX Expands Employee Engagement Programs

New VP of Human Resources Led Successful Programs for Leadership, Diversity and More

Nov 12, 2012, 09:30 ET from TRX, Inc.

ATLANTA, Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TRX, Inc. ( (OTCQB: TRXI), a global leader in travel data and technology, announced the company successfully expanded multiple employee engagement initiatives.

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Under the leadership of newly-appointed Vice President of Human Resources Karen Hilton, TRX wrapped up the first year pilot for several employee engagement initiatives designed to align HR initiatives to business objectives. The new programs were designed to expand global diversity initiatives, target leadership development and recognize performance-driven success. Hilton oversees employee engagement initiatives, as well as many other HR initiatives, that contribute to strategic growth for the company's offices in U.S., Europe and Asia.

Some of this year's programs include:

  • The TRX Mentoring Program, which piloted in the U.S. offices and was open to all employees for the first time. The program will expand to all global offices in 2013.
  • Diversity and Inclusion initiatives were expanded to highlight TRX's diverse and global footprint which impacts customers, employees, hiring, promotions, development and behavior.
  • Leadership Development Programs were re-engineered with coaching and training initiatives to better identify and invest in top talent.
  • Recognition and Rewards Initiatives were continued to celebrate employee innovation, exceptional contributions and years of service.

"I am proud to work with such a diverse, talented and motivated group of travel data and solution professionals," said Hilton. "TRX's culture is based on innovation and teamwork, which has driven much of the company's success in products and services.  I am honored to lead a team of HR professionals that contribute to programs and initiatives that celebrate the ongoing success of TRX and our employees."

"We have had great success with our HR initiatives this year, especially around driving employee engagement," said TRX President and CEO Shane Hammond. "Karen's determination and drive have led to extraordinary results in a short period of time. Under her leadership, the global HR team has succeeded in important global initiatives for our 800 employees around the world, and we are experiencing positive feedback and returns."

TRX, Inc.  (OTCQB: TRXI) is a global leader in travel data, software and solutions. TRX's web-based and mobile travel solutions help the world's top travel agencies, governments and businesses save money and increase efficiency.  TRX technology adds visibility and value to travel programs through data intelligence, expense management, process automation and a host of other travel solutions and services. For more information on TRX products and services, visit or call 404.929.6100.