SOURCE: Workscape

October 13, 2008 07:00 ET

Workscape Names New Vice President of Development

Strategic Addition to Support Robust Development Objectives

MARLBOROUGH, MA--(Marketwire - October 13, 2008) - Workscape, Inc., a leading provider of outsourced benefits and talent management solutions, today announced that John Dunne has joined the company as vice president of Development. In this capacity, Dunne will be responsible for the research, product development, product quality, documentation and packaging functions of Workscape's products. He will also lead the development of R&D policies and procedures, as well as the management of all product development activities, working closely with the product management and sales teams. Dunne will report to William Bergen, senior vice president and chief information officer.

"We have very aggressive objectives for our development team over the course of the next year and beyond that will be critical to the achievement of our corporate growth and customer satisfaction goals," said Bergen. "John brings extensive experience to Workscape in full product development lifecycle, design, analysis, agile development methodologies, and Six Sigma quality process improvements. I believe his leadership style, solid experience and background will serve us well in propelling our company's continued success to the next level."

"I am excited to join Workscape as it nears its 10th anniversary and continues its impressive growth," commented Dunne, "This is a pivotal time in Workscape's history and I look forward to leading the development of our innovative benefit and talent management solutions to further enhance our products and sales."

Dunne joins Workscape from Harvard Pilgrim Health Care where he was deputy chief technology officer. Earlier in his career, he held leadership and technical positions at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, MFS Investment Management, Tech Data Corporation and Engineering Planning and Management.

Dunne has also been an engineering supervisor for the U.S. Navy. He received his electrical engineering training at the U.S. Naval Nuclear Power School, Orlando, Fla. and the Program for Afloat College Education at George Washington University, Washington, D.C. He holds a Six Sigma-Black Belt from Motorola University in San Diego, Calif. He is scheduled to complete a master's degree in business administration at Edinburgh Business School in 2009.

About Workscape Outsourced Benefits Administration (OBA)

Featuring powerful, easy-to-use technology, Workscape's OBA offerings include benefit manager analytics for plan management, rapid plan design change management, and an integrated WebMD content and application to inform employees of personal health and benefit decision options. At the heart of Workscape OBA is a 24x7 U.S.-based HR Service Center staffed by experienced benefits professionals.

About Workscape On-Demand Talent Management Suite

Workscape's award-winning, multi-lingual compensation solution helps companies streamline compensation cycles, ensure consistency and fairness and empower managers to pay-for-performance while adhering to corporate guidelines and budgets. The company's performance management solution automates the performance management process and fully aligns goals, competencies, results and compensation throughout the organization. Both products are delivered via the software-as-a-service (SaaS) model, can be deployed individually or fully leverage Workscape's integrated Web-based platform and are now also available in Express versions for mid-sized companies.

About Workscape

Workscape is a leading provider of business-critical HR solutions that enable hundreds of organizations to manage their two largest workforce expenditures: employee benefits and performance-driven compensation. Workscape's offerings share a common technology platform, can be readily integrated with existing IT investments, serve millions of employees, and are scalable and configurable to meet the distinct requirements of organizations ranging from 1,000 to over 400,000 employees. One client uses the company's award-winning multi-lingual compensation solution to compensate hundreds of thousands of employees across 70 countries. Workscape's outsourced benefits administration offerings are backed by U.S.-based 24/7 support for managers and employees on policies and processes. For more information about Workscape, visit www.workscape.com or call (888) 605-9620.