Bonita Springs, FL, April 14, 2007 --(PR.com
)-- Brandon G. Phillips, CEO for Global HR Research, is pleased to announce that Thomas A. Knox has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer. Knox brings 30 years of executive leadership to Global HR Research. As Chief Financial Officer, he will oversee the company’s corporate and departmental financial goals as well as maintain ongoing communication with Phillips, the board of directors, investors and share holders.
Throughout his career, Knox has developed over 150 business plans; worked with over 160 different organizations; participated in the planning and implementation of over 50 mergers; participated in the implementation to turn-around 11 financially distressed organizations; and participated in 10 start-up companies.
Knox’s executive experience in positions such as CEO, COO, CFO and senior advisor to boards of directors includes extensive strategy development, operations, finance, business development, mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures.
“Thomas, a highly accomplished senior executive, will bring outstanding leadership to our organization,” commented Phillips. “We are confident Thomas has the vision, experience, and integrity to lead Global HR to the next level of success.”
Most recently, Knox was CEO of Magis Partners, a business and financial consulting firm specializing in distressed and start-up companies. While there, he led various companies through rapid and complex changes and achieved substantial financial improvements.
Knox holds a bachelor’s degree in finance and economics from Marquette University in Wisconsin, and a master’s degree in business administration from George Washington University in Washington, DC.
About Global HR Research:
As a leader in pre-employment background screening, substance abuse testing, employee assessments and corporate investigative services, Global HR Research is dedicated to assisting clients make well-informed hiring decisions. Through advanced proprietary programs such as GlobalHiRe, the company seamlessly integrates all aspects of the hiring process, from the initial job application to background screening, making the process more efficient and effective. Providing fast and reliable results, Global HR Research ensures that Fortune 500 companies, small-to-midsized businesses and government agencies hire with confidence. For more information, please visit www.globalhrresearch.com or call 800.790-1205.