EXECUTIVE THOMAS E. HART HAS JOINED ELIASSEN GROUP AS ITS CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER

Wakefield, Mass., Oct. 3, 2012 – Eliassen Group today announced the hiring of Thomas E. Hart as its new chief marketing officer. Hart will oversee the company’s marketing, branding and public relations efforts. "Tom is an extraordinarily versatile and experienced executive, who has performed a variety of senior management-level roles over the past 15 years," said Dave MacKeen, chief executive officer of Eliassen Group. "He has deep expertise in designing and building teams, and his skill in enhancing client relationships will allow us to continue to meet the burgeoning needs of our clients and consultants."

Tom joins Eliassen Group after serving as the executive vice president for client management, commercial consulting, talent acquisition, operations management and information technology for Veritude, a strategic human resources company within Fidelity Investment’s Devonshire Investor portfolio of companies. At Veritude, Tom managed all client relationships; sourcing; oversaw the hiring and management of Veritude’s 3,000 temporary staff; led the IT support team; and served as the representative for all media activities. He also managed a team of recruiters, based in Boston, Dallas, and Manila, Philippines, which supported the hiring volumes generated by Veritude’s clients. Prior to joining Veritude, Tom worked for Fidelity’s HR Access Solutions, in Paris, France, serving as its senior executive from 2004 through 2006. While there, his responsibilities included the management of the legal modification, customer negotiation and transfer of about 500 customer contracts associated with a software acquisition in 2003, and the responsibility for new client growth and development outside of France, in Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Italy and Switzerland.

"Eliassen Group has been helping companies find the technology talent they need to grow their businesses for years, and is a recognized leader in the industry," Tom said. "I am excited about getting the chance to help the company grow and fulfill all of its strategic objectives."

About Eliassen Group
Founded in 1989, Eliassen Group drives success for its clients, consultants, and employees within Technology Staffing, Agile Services, Life Sciences Consulting, eClinical Solutions, Workforce Management and Government Services. We are determined to be at the forefront of innovation by uniting the right people and solutions within successful companies that drive their business. Eliassen Group is a privately held company and headquartered in Wakefield, MA. For more information, please contact us at 800-354-2773