QUEBEC CITY, May 17, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - WANTED Technologies (TSXV: WAN), the leading source of data analytics for the talent marketplace, announced today that Mr. Jean Lavigueur
will be joining its Board of Directors.
Mr. Lavigueur comes with a successfull track record in leading publicly traded companies with growth potential to success. He has specialized in enterprise technology solutions in the human capital information market. "WANTED's business and future opportunities are very sound," Mr. Lavigueur said. "I am happy to join the Board and look forward to helping the company grow."
"I'm very pleased to announce the addition of Jean to WANTED's Board of Directors," said Chairman Tim Baskerville. "His background in building successful companies in web-based analytical solutions markets such as the one served by Taleo makes him a very valuable addition to our Board."
Mr. Lavigueur is Chief Financial Officer of Coveo Solutions Inc., a corporation working in the field of enterprise search engines since April 2006. Before Coveo Solutions Inc., he co-founded and served as Chief Financial Officer of Taleo Corporation (NASDAQ: TLEO), a public corporation providing talent management and staffing solutions on the Web from March 1999 to May 2005, and served from June 2005 to December 2005 in other capacities, including Vice-President, Finance. Prior to Taleo Corporation, Mr. Lavigueur served as Chief Financial Officer of Baan Supply Chain Solutions, a corporation specializing in the enterprise resource planning (ERP), from May 1996 to February 1999, and as Chief Financial Officer of Berclain Group Inc., a supply chain management solutions vendor acquired by BAAN, from May 1991 to April 1996. Prior to his employment with Berclain Group Inc., Mr. Lavigueur worked in the audit and tax divisions of Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP), a public accounting firm. Mr. Lavigueur holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Université Laval and has been a member of the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec since 1986.
Mr. Lavigueur will also be a member of the Audit Committee of the Company.
About WANTED Analytics™
WANTED Analytics™ helps recruiting organizations make better decisions faster with real-time data analytics on jobs, employers, and talent. Analytics™ brings together, for the first time, years of hiring demand and talent supply data to create a true talent intelligence platform for hard-to-fill positions.
Clients in the staffing, HR, RPO, media, and government sectors use WANTED Analytics™ to find sales leads, analyze employment trends, gather competitive intelligence, forecast economic conditions, and source hard-to-fill positions.
About WANTED Technologies Corporation
WANTED Technologies (TSX-V:WAN) provides real-time data analytics for the talent marketplace. Founded in 1999, the company's headquarters are in Quebec City, Canada, and it maintains a US-based subsidiary with primary offices in New York City. WANTED began collecting detailed Hiring Demand data in June 2005, and currently maintains a database of more than 1 billion unique job listings. For more information or to sample WANTED's services, visit www.wantedanalytics.com.
WANTED is also the exclusive data provider for The Conference Board's Help Wanted OnLine Data Series®, the monthly economic indicator of Hiring Demand in the United States.
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SOURCE: WANTED Technologies Corp.
For further information: Mr. Bruce Murray, President and CEO, Tel: (212) 242-6140; Mr. Martin Auclair, VP Finance and CFO, Tel: (418) 523-6663, ext. 337