Lou Manzi Teams Up with Bernard Hodes Group

Former GSK Vice President brings expertise in recruitment strategy, global sourcing to Hodes clients

New York, NY — July 27, 2011 — Bernard Hodes Group, a leading provider of integrated talent solutions, is pleased to announce that Lou Manzi will be working in its Northeast region as a client strategist. Manzi, who previously held the position of vice president of talent solutions for GSK, brings more than 20 years of experience in the areas of recruitment strategy, recruitment metrics and recruiting function efficiency to Hodes.

“We are delighted to add Lou Manzi’s experience and skills to our existing team for our agency’s clients,” said Michael Tsugranis, senior vice president and Northeast regional manager, Bernard Hodes Group. “Lou is a true visionary in the human resources field, and his passion for innovation and creativity are a perfect match with our approach to recruitment marketing.”

During his tenure at GSK, Manzi was responsible for overseeing the strategy and delivery of the global talent sourcing and recruitment functions. Prior to his term with GSK, he created the first leadership and succession planning process at SmithKline Beecham and is known for introducing state-of-the-art talent assessment tools into the company’s selection and appointment processes. In addition to his expertise in recruitment and talent solutions, More recently, Manzi is a coach to corporate executives, as well as officers in the United States military.

“I am delighted to be working with Bernard Hodes Group,” said Manzi. “As a client of Hodes for 15-plus years during my tenure at GSK, I saw Hodes create award-winning branding and recruitment communication initiatives for GSK in the US and UK. I am looking forward to adding my skills to a team that excels in creative capabilities and innovative thinking.”

Manzi has authored a variety of articles on recruitment metrics and how these measures can operationally improve the recruitment function, and is co-author of the book “The Employer Brand.” He currently serves as vice president of the U.S. Army War College in Carlisle, Pa and is a board member for Robert Michael Communications in Voorhees, NJ and Solar Sense in Radnor, PA.

About Bernard Hodes Group
Bernard Hodes Group offers innovative solutions and strategies to help companies find, keep and engage the best possible talent. Partnering with clients, Hodes offers a full array of integrated solutions, including: recruitment communications and support, strategic planning, hiring process assessments, and staffing technology. Headquartered in New York, with over 80 offices and affiliates around the globe, Bernard Hodes Group is a part of Omnicom Group Inc. — a leading global advertising, marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom’s branded networks and numerous specialty firms provide advertising, strategic media planning and buying, interactive, direct and promotional marketing, public relations and other specialty communications services to over 5,000 clients in more than 100 countries.

To learn more about Hodes, visit www.Hodes.com.

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