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Ft. Lauderdale, FL—October 23, 2002—Spherion Technology Services, an IT services provider and core business group of Spherion Corporation, today announced the appointment of Jeffrey Artis as senior vice president of National Solutions. Artis reports to Wayne Mincey, president of Spherion Technology Services.
Artis is responsible for the management and development of Spherion’s portfolio of services – including Help Desk, Desktop Support, Application Development, Software Quality Testing and Network Professional Services. In this newly created role, he will work to better leverage the company’s solutions and intellectual capital to ensure effective and consistent client service delivery. In addition, he will be responsible for the coordination of Spherion’s alliance and partnership strategy.
“We are thrilled to have someone with Jeff’s impressive background in services and business development on our team,” stated Mincey. “We believe his leadership and industry-specific expertise will be instrumental in helping us grow the business and strengthen our position in the technology services industry.”
Artis joins Spherion with more than 20 years of experience in sales, marketing and consulting for various organizations within the technology services industry. Prior to joining Spherion, Artis was a regional vice president for Thrupoint, a provider of network integration and consulting services. He also spent a number of years with
Artis received a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology and English from Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts.
For more than 30 years, Spherion Technology Services has helped clients realize, enhance and sustain the value of their IT application and infrastructure investments. Through an integrated IT consulting, managed services and staffing business model, Spherion Technology Services has the ability to manage an entire IT initiative or supplement a team with specialists to assist during specific stages of a project. Visit our Web site at www.spheriontechnology.com.
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