“I firmly believe in AHEAD’s mission, capabilities and culture, and am eager to help strengthen our position as a top technology solution provider in the market.” - Michael Hoehne, chief people officer, AHEAD
CHICAGO (PRWEB) November 16, 2018
AHEAD, a leading provider of IT consulting and enterprise cloud solutions, today announced the appointment of Michael Hoehne as its new chief people officer (CPO). In this role, Hoehne will oversee AHEAD’s human resources (HR) team, guiding the company’s efforts to attract, engage, develop and retain team members across all business units and regions.
“Our people are the reason we’ve experienced record levels of growth in 2018,” said Daniel Adamany, founder and CEO of AHEAD. “As we grow and expand our offerings, attracting and retaining top talent will be the most critical component of our success. Michael’s diverse background with both startups and established enterprises fits perfectly with our environment and our commitment to help clients balance their innovation and operations agendas. We’re very excited to welcome him as part of the team.”
As an SHRM senior certified professional (SHRM-SCP) with more than 25 years of global management experience, Hoehne is an expert in building high-performance teams, directing multi-functional project groups and leading global change initiatives. Throughout his career, Hoehne held senior HR positions at various privately held and public companies, including 10 years at Sears, Roebuck and Co. Prior to joining AHEAD, Hoehne was vice president and chief human resources officer at APAC Customer Services, where he supported 13,000 employees across four countries. Most recently, he served as managing director of HR at R.J. O’Brien & Associates, the oldest and largest independent futures brokerage firm in the U.S.
“In today’s highly competitive tech job market, HR plays a strategic role - not only helping to locate the right people in the right places at the right time, but fostering their unique talents on an ongoing basis,” said Hoehne. “I firmly believe in AHEAD’s mission, capabilities and culture, and am eager to help strengthen our position as a top technology solution provider in the market.”
2019 will bring additional growth for AHEAD as the company plans to hire more than 100 new professionals - an expansion in its employee base of more than 30 percent. In addition to talent acquisition, Hoehne will help AHEAD enhance its corporate culture and employee experience, including programs for career development, employee recognition and associate onboarding and training. AHEAD will also boost its performance management efforts by investing in new tools and processes that help managers better lead and develop their teams.
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AHEAD transforms how and where enterprises run applications and infrastructure. From strategic consulting to implementation and managed services, AHEAD creates tailored solutions at all stages of the enterprise cloud journey. Headquartered in Chicago, AHEAD maintains offices in Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina, Ohio and Wisconsin. Learn more at http://www.ThinkAhead.com and follow AHEAD on Twitter at @ThinkAheadIT.