People - MPS, CIO Partners, Heidrick
January 08 2008
MPS Group Inc. (NYSE: MPS) said Jon Kerner, formerly of
EarthLink, has been named as the new chief information officer. Former MPS CIO and SVP Richard White will focus full-time as president of Beeline. "Beeline now has over 200 employees, 150 clients, oversight of over $2 billion in annual contingent labor spend, and a strong array of recruitment, development and retention solutions," said President and CEO Timothy Payne. "Richard's complete focus on Beeline will help us accelerate growth and expand into new markets."
CIO Partners, an executive search and information technology staffing firm, appointed Chris Potter as its chief financial officer. Potter has more than 10 years of experience in financial and accounting management, most recently as controller for Rosser International.
Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. (NASD: HSII) said Ganesh Ramakrishnan has joined the firm's life science practice as a principal. He will be located in the New Delhi office. Ramakrishnan comes to Heidrick from Eli Lilly & Co., where he most recently served as general manager of its Singapore operations.