SOURCE: Kenexa

Kenexa

November 12, 2009 11:00 ET

Kenexa Appoints Eric Lochner as Chief Marketing Officer

Former EMEA Director to Head Global Marketing Initiatives

WAYNE, PA--(Marketwire - November 12, 2009) - Kenexa (NASDAQ: KNXA), a global provider of business solutions for human resources, today announced that Eric Lochner has been appointed chief marketing officer. In this capacity, Lochner will be responsible for leading Kenexa's global marketing initiatives.

For the past two years, Lochner has been based in Europe as managing director, EMEA, where he has helped Kenexa expand its footprint in Europe and the Middle East. Prior to that, he worked in the U.S. on several of Kenexa's acquisitions. Prior to joining Kenexa, Lochner served as executive vice president at Golin Harris International. Earlier in his career, he led marketing for Careerbuilder.com and held various marketing positions at Headhunter.net, Kuczmarski & Associates, and InterCall. Lochner earned his Master of Business Administration degree from Northwestern's Kellogg Graduate School of Management and his Bachelor of Arts degree from John Carroll University.

"Eric has been an invaluable asset to Kenexa, especially most recently when he helped drive expansion of our presence in Europe, Asia and the Middle East," commented Rudy Karsan, Kenexa's chairman and CEO. "There's no doubt that Eric's continued contributions to Kenexa will be significant as he embarks on new global marketing initiatives."

"It's exhilarating to market a company that has positively impacted millions of workers in our quest to transform the global workforce," said Lochner. "As Kenexa moves into the next phase of its growth, I'm excited to engage existing and new markets through the value of our science, services and team."

Kenexa offers industry-leading technology that facilitates each step of the employee lifecycle. The company's innovative solutions -- including employee assessments, onboarding, performance management, employee surveys, Interview Builder™ assessment solution, Kenexa Recruiter® BrassRing and more -- are driven by customer requirements and are built on the science of human behavior.

About Kenexa

Kenexa® provides business solutions for human resources. We help global organizations multiply business success by identifying the best individuals for every job and fostering optimal work environments for every organization. For more than 20 years, Kenexa has studied human behavior and team dynamics in the workplace, and has developed the software solutions, business processes and expert consulting that help organizations impact positive business outcomes through HR. Kenexa is the only company that offers a comprehensive suite of unified products and services that support the entire employee lifecycle from pre-hire to exit. Additional information about Kenexa and its global products and services can be accessed at www.kenexa.com.