SOURCE: SelectMinds, Inc.

June 13, 2007 09:00 ET

SelectMinds Names Susan Van Klink Executive Vice President of Sales

Corporate Social Networking Leader Expands Executive Team With the Addition of Human Capital Industry Veteran to Drive Global Sales

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - June 13, 2007) - SelectMinds, Inc., the leading provider of Corporate Social Networking solutions, recently announced the appointment of Susan Van Klink as executive vice president of sales. Van Klink reports directly to SelectMinds CEO Anne Berkowitch.

As EVP of Sales and a member of the SelectMinds Executive Team, Van Klink is responsible for growing and managing the company's sales force. In this role, she will also lead the sales organization in opening new client relationships, help evolve the company's go-to-market approach, increase sales effectiveness and practices, and build overall broader business development capabilities.

"I am pleased to welcome Sue to SelectMinds and look forward to her contributions as we continue to grow and expand our client base, sales operations, and overall business," said Anne Berkowitch, CEO, SelectMinds. "Sue has an impressive track record of growing sales organizations and client bases at some of the world's foremost organizations. I am confident that her industry knowledge, combined with her experience in helping companies develop progressive human capital strategies, will be a major contributor to the success of SelectMinds moving forward."

Van Klink has more than 15 years of experience in technology sales leadership, with a focus on human capital management solutions. Prior to joining SelectMinds, Van Klink was vice president of client sales for Taleo Corporation, a world-class provider of talent management solutions. During her seven years with Taleo, she also held leadership positions in consulting, pre-sales and new business sales.

Prior to joining Taleo, Van Klink held a variety of sales and consulting management roles with CNC Global, Canada's leading provider of customized IT recruitment and resource management solutions, and Bell Canada, Canada's largest communications company.

Van Klink stated, "Corporate Social Networking is changing the way relationships are formed and business is conducted. Organizations have a significant opportunity to increase the connectivity of their employees and other constituencies through Corporate Social Networking solutions and I am seeing this message resonate with HR and operations executives. As the clear market leader, SelectMinds is transforming the way corporations do business."

About SelectMinds

SelectMinds is the leading global provider of secure, Corporate Social Networking solutions. Using the power of Web 2.0, SelectMinds helps organizations build connections among and between groups of employees, alumni, retirees, women, and other constituencies. These powerful connections drive increased knowledge sharing and collaboration, enable strategic talent sourcing, and foster employee development and retention. The result is a higher performing organization with the ability to innovate quickly, increase productivity, and hire and retain key talent. SelectMinds clients include more than 60 leading organizations including JPMorgan Chase, Ernst & Young, Lockheed Martin, BearingPoint, Latham & Watkins, Schlumberger, and Deloitte. For more information, visit

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