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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SFN Group, Inc. today announced the appointment of Karen Ferguson Macleod as president of its executive services division, Tatum. This new leadership choice represents the company's commitment to further expansion of its higher-value professional businesses and strong presence in professional services for the office of the CFO.
Ferguson Macleod will drive an accelerated growth strategy and leverage synergies between Tatum and other SFN Group professional services businesses ― Mergis, Technisource and SourceRight Solutions. The combination of these divisions offers clients a comprehensive range of solutions to help solve their strategic workforce challenges. Ferguson Macleod has deep expertise in leading organizations both operationally and strategically, with a particular emphasis on delivering exceptional client service.
Bill Grubbs, executive vice president and chief operating officer of SFN Group, said, "Karen is uniquely qualified to lead Tatum. She is equally adept at defining a firm's vision and strategic path and operationally executing the business to achieve outstanding results. She values Tatum's unique partnership culture and brings a strong focus on driving revenue growth and developing superior talent. We are incredibly pleased to have her as part of the SFN Group leadership team."
Ferguson Macleod was co-founder of Resources Global Professionals ― a professional services firm founded as a division of Deloitte & Touche LLP ― which generated revenues of $100 million within five years of startup, then grew to $500 million in eight years and $850 million in under 12 years. As an executive vice president at that firm, she was responsible for all aspects of North American operations, encompassing 70 percent of the company's $850 million in revenue and 65 offices covering all major metropolitan areas.
A CPA, Ferguson Macleod began her career with Deloitte & Touche. Most recently, she served as New York general manager for Axiom Law on an interim basis. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of Overland Solutions. Ferguson Macleod is a graduate of the University of California Santa Barbara.
"Karen clearly understands the value highly experienced professionals can create for clients by sharing their expertise," continued Grubbs. "She is also a firm believer in nurturing a collaborative culture in which the partners and other professionals at Tatum can reach new levels of performance, both personally and as part of a larger enterprise. We look forward to her fresh insights and contributions in delivering success for Tatum and all of its partners."
About SFN Group
SFN Group is a strategic workforce solutions company that provides professional services and general staffing to help businesses more effectively source, deploy and manage people and the work they do. As an industry pioneer, SFN Group has sourced, screened and placed millions of individuals in temporary, temp-to-hire and full-time jobs for more than 60 years.
With approximately 550 locations in the United States and Canada, SFN delivers strategic workforce solutions that improve business performance. From outsourcing to technology to professional services to staffing, SFN delivers the best combination of people, performance and service to improve the way work gets done. It provides its services to approximately 8,000 customers, from Fortune 500 companies to a wide range of small and mid-size organizations. The company employs more than 160,000 people annually through its network and is one of North America's largest employers. SFN provides its solutions through a family of specialized businesses: Technisource, Tatum, The Mergis Group, Todays Office Professionals, SourceRight Solutions and Spherion Staffing Services.
Tatum is the nation's largest executive services firm, with 37 offices nationwide. Tatum helps top executives in the C-suite resolve strategic, financial and technology challenges, with particular focus on supporting the Office of the CFO. For more information, visit www.tatumllc.com. Tatum is a division of SFN Group, Inc. SFN operates a family of specialty businesses providing strategic workforce solutions in professional services and general staffing.
SOURCE SFN Group, Inc.