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Staffmark Announces New CIO


CINCINNATI, OH – Recruit Co., Ltd. announced today that Michael L. Whitmer has been named Chief Information Officer (CIO) for its Advantage Resourcing and Staffmark companies. Whitmer will be responsible for directing the planning and implementation of enterprise IT systems, Internet and mobile business platforms, and technology support services for both companies.

Whitmer has more than 25 years of information technology experience, and prior to joining Recruit Group, was the Global CIO for Hudson Global, Inc. He was previously the Vice President of Information Services for Spherion and has held roles with Witness Systems and Turner Broadcasting Systems. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from West Georgia College.

Commenting on the announcement, Hitoshi Motohara, Senior Corporate Executive Officer of Staffing Business in North America of Recruit Co., Ltd., said, “Mike has a strong background in both staffing and information technology. His experience and leadership integrating technology into business operations will be a tremendous asset as we continue to grow our companies.”