Aquire Achieves Record Success in 2009

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With more than 15 years of business success, the company breaks through once again with a record 4th quarter and record profits for the year.

We could not have accomplished what we did in 2009 without our customers and the incredible people that work at Aquire. I personally want to thank each and everyone of them.

Aquire™, a global leader in workforce planning and analytics solutions, today announced the company had a record 4th quarter and record profits in 2009. During one of the most difficult economic times in the history of the country, Aquire paved its way to record breaking business performance and results. The company's proven strategy and innovative solutions helped deliver successful milestones not seen in its 15 year history.

In addition to strong revenue and profits in 2009, Aquire also added more blue chip companies to its list of customers. New customers added in Q4 alone include Ebay, Yahoo, BASF, Highmark, Henkel Group, Sunderland City Council, and more. Not only did Aquire add new customers, the company also saw a significant increase in business from existing customers that purchased additional solutions and services throughout the year.

"We could not be happier with the results we achieved in 2009," stated Tom McKeown, president of Aquire. "With the economy bottoming out at the beginning of the year we were concerned like everyone else. However, we knew if we stayed the course with our strategy we could break through and achieve our goals."

The company attributes its success to it's new go-to-market strategy, product line diversification, and strong customer loyalty. In 2009, the company continued to experience great success with its new OrgPublisher™ Modules - an innovative series of solutions that help companies improve succession planning, organizational modeling and workforce data integrity. In addition to new modules, the company announced the sneak preview of InSight™, Aquire's soon to be released workforce analytics solution.

"It's a testament to our team, our customers and the quality of our solutions," said Lois Melbourne, CEO at Aquire. "We could not have accomplished what we did in 2009 without our customers and the incredible people that work at Aquire. I personally want to thank each and everyone of them."

Now more than ever companies are trying to successfully navigate mergers and acquisitions, restructuring initiatives, reductions in force, succession planning, and other mission critical workforce planning initiatives. All of which, if done correctly, can position companies for success in the future. That's precisely why demand for the solutions Aquire has to offer, continues to increase and why the company is well positioned for growth in the years ahead.

About Aquire
Fifteen years ago, Aquire pioneered the enterprise organizational charting industry. Today, the company continues to lead the market with innovative workforce planning and analytics solutions that help organizations visually analyze, manage and model vital workforce information. Aquire's flagship product, OrgPublisher, is relied on by thousands of companies worldwide to increase information visibility, expedite decision making and streamline HR activities. American Airlines, Barclays Bank PLC, Fiat, Braun Gillette, Colgate-Palmolive, Nestle UK, Shell Oil, Verizon, and Mercedes-Benz are just a few of the more than 2,700 organizations in 125 countries that rely on Aquire solutions to manage data for 10 million working professionals worldwide. Visit us today at or for the latest in workforce management opinions and trends


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