SOURCE: Kenexa

Kenexa

August 25, 2009 08:00 ET

Kenexa's Fourth Annual World Conference Challenges Customers to Exceed Expectations

Professionals From Around the World to Share Insights, Innovative Strategies for Human Resources

WAYNE, PA--(Marketwire - August 25, 2009) - Kenexa (NASDAQ: KNXA), a global provider of business solutions for human resources, today announced the details of the 2009 Kenexa World Conference, which will be held Tuesday, September 15 through Friday, September 18, 2009 in Dallas, Texas. Exceed '09, the fourth annual Kenexa World Conference, will provide attendees with a forum for discussing how to go beyond the traditional roles of human resources. Kenexa's successful World Conferences draw hundreds of HR professionals from across the globe annually.

"In today's changing global environment, organizations must do more than meet expectations -- they must exceed them," commented Rudy Karsan, Kenexa's chief executive officer. "Kenexa helps customers achieve and succeed by offering comprehensive HR products and services that support the entire employee lifecycle from pre-hire to exit. Exceed '09 will give our customers the opportunity to share innovative strategies and trends while gaining actionable information that can help them to surpass expectations within their own companies."

Featured keynote speakers include Fred Ley, senior vice president of corporate people, Wal-Mart Stores Inc., (NYSE: WMT), which has more than 8,000 retail units under 55 different banners in 15 countries and employs more than 2.1 million associates worldwide; Keith Wiedenkeller, senior vice president of AMC Entertainment, a leading theatrical and entertainment company with interests in more than 300 theaters in the U.S., Canada, Hong Kong, France and U.K.; and Gavin Kerr, president and CEO of the Inglis Foundation, which provides programs and services to people with physical disabilities. Other speakers include representatives from A.P. Moller - Maersk Group, Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Boeing, BP, Capgemini, European Personnel Selection Office, Fluor, Freeman, Goodrich, The Home Depot, Lee Memorial Health System, Microsoft, Philips International, Providence Health & Services, Rohde & Schwarz, SAP, TD Ameritrade, Unilever, United Health Group and Verizon.

By exploring relevant topics in the human capital management space, Kenexa supports and advances the partnerships between the company and its clients. Throughout the three-day conference, breakout sessions will provide smaller, more intimate settings for discussing current and emerging trends and topics. Evening events will offer networking opportunities and promote personal learning experiences.

The conference will be held at The Westin Galleria Dallas, 13340 Dallas Parkway, Dallas, Texas. As part of Kenexa's commitment to its customers, the company is hosting the conference at a venue owned by client Starwood Hotel & Resorts. More information about Exceed '09 may be accessed at http://www.kenexaworldconference.com/.

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.