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Spherion President and Chief Executive Officer Cinda A. Hallman addressed the Executive MBA Program of Florida International University in Miami, Florida on
In sharing her experiences with the group, Hallman touched on what led her to choose information technology as her route to business leadership. She also discussed lessons learned as Conoco’s first female expatriate, directing the company’s North Sea oil information technology operations during a five-year assignment in London. In speaking about her experiences at DuPont, Hallman offered students a glimpse of how new business models are conceived and executed, which she did in developing a global shared services business to deliver virtually all of the then $40 billion organization’s support functions, e.g., engineering, procurement, information technology, facilities, accounting, transactions, etc.
Hallman also shared some of the success strategies she is executing in the business transformation at Spherion, which is designed to achieve increased predictability of revenue and earnings, continuous productivity improvements and enhanced profitability for the Company.
Hallman addressed the students as part of the Herbert A. Wertheim Lecture Series in Business Leadership, through which program participants have the opportunity to interact with distinguished entrepreneurs and business leaders.
The program attracts a diverse group of mid-to senior-level professionals and executives with between 5-10 years of experience, representing the U.S. as well as countries in Latin America and Europe.
Spherion Corporation provides recruitment, technology and outsourcing services. Founded in 1946, with operations in North America, Europe and Asia/Pacific, Spherion helps companies efficiently plan, acquire and optimize talent to improve their bottom line. For more information, visit the Company's Web site at www.spherion.com.