SOURCE: Aberdeen Group

Aberdeen Group

January 13, 2010 11:42 ET

Aberdeen Announces Annual 2010 Human Capital Management Summit

March 24-25 Event in New York Will Explore Best-in-Class Workforce and Talent Management Initiatives

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - January 13, 2010) - Aberdeen Group, a Harte-Hanks Company (NYSE: HHS), invites human capital leaders from around the globe to participate in the annual Human Capital Management (HCM) Summit March 24-25, 2010, in New York City. Aberdeen's HCM Summit is the premier event for HR and talent leaders to learn from and network with peers as well as Aberdeen's industry-leading research analysts. The Summit will provide an outstanding forum for leading-edge thinking on today's critical workforce and talent management issues.

"Our research shows that the current state of the economy will increase the strategic importance of HCM at the vast majority of organizations," explains Kevin Martin, vice president and principal analyst, Human Capital Management at Aberdeen Group. "Our HCM Summit will showcase been-there, done-that executives who challenge the status quo of HR and enable their organizations to achieve and maintain a competitive edge."

Attendees include chief HR officers, chief learning officers, and senior HR, recruiting, organizational development, and talent management executives from across multiple industry sectors. Summit registration is complimentary for qualified HCM executives (Director level and above) and qualified members of the press. (Vendors, service providers and consultants are not eligible to attend, except as Summit sponsors.) Those meeting the attendance criteria are invited to apply online for a complimentary attendee pass at: http://summits.aberdeen.com/index.php/Human-Capital-Management-Summit/2010-hcm-summit-overview.html.

Featuring an agenda comprised exclusively of VP-level HCM executives and Aberdeen's leading HCM research analysts, confirmed speakers to date include:

American Express: Bertrand Dussert, Vice President, Global Recruitment
  Operations and Workforce Planning
Avnet: Steve Church, SVP, Chief Operational Excellence Officer
FOX Entertainment Group: Cindy McKenzie, Sr. Vice President, Enterprise
  Application Services
Hellmann Worldwide Logistics: Kenneth Finneran, Chief People Officer -
  Americas
The HR Capitalist: Kris Dunn, Founder and VP of People, Daxko
John Hancock Financial Services: Diana Scott, Sr. Vice President, Human
  Resources
Aberdeen Group: Kevin Martin, Vice President & Principal Analyst
Aberdeen Group: Mollie Lombardi, Research Analyst
Aberdeen Group: Jayson Saba, Sr. Research Associate

Aberdeen thanks its Summit sponsors including TheLadders, Advantage, iCIMS and Enwisen. For addition information on remaining Summit sponsorship opportunities, visit: http://summits.aberdeen.com/index.php/Human-Capital-Management-Summit/2010-hcm-summit-sponsors.html.

About Aberdeen Group, a Harte-Hanks Company

Aberdeen provides fact-based research and market intelligence that delivers demonstrable results. Having queried more than 30,000 companies in the past two years, Aberdeen is positioned to educate users to action: driving market awareness, creating demand, enabling sales, and delivering meaningful return-on-investment analysis. As the trusted advisor to the global technology markets, corporations turn to Aberdeen for insights that drive decisions.

As a Harte-Hanks Company, Aberdeen plays a key role of putting content in context for the global direct and targeted marketing company. Aberdeen's analytical and independent view of the "customer optimization" process of Harte-Hanks (Information - Opportunity - Insight - Engagement - Interaction) extends the client value and accentuates the strategic role Harte-Hanks brings to the market. For additional information, visit Aberdeen or call (617) 854-5200, or to learn more about Harte-Hanks, call (800) 456-9748.

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