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Hudson Global Announces Appointment of Stephen A. Nolan to Chief Financial Officer



Hudson Global Announces Appointment of Stephen A. Nolan to Chief Financial
Officer

Former Adecco North America CFO Brings Extensive Global Public Company
Experience in the Talent Solutions Industry

NEW YORK, May 31, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hudson Global, Inc. (Nasdaq:HSON),
a leading global talent solutions company, today announced the appointment of
Stephen A. Nolan as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
(CFO). Most recently, Mr. Nolan served as CFO of Adecco Group North America, a
division of Adecco S.A., a global workforce solutions leader. Mr. Nolan
succeeds Mary Jane Raymond, who has served as Executive Vice President and CFO
of Hudson since 2005, and has decided to resign to pursue other opportunities.

"Mary Jane has been a highly valued contributor at Hudson over the past seven
years," said Manuel Marquez, the Company's Chairman and Chief Executive
Officer. "She played a critical role as we aligned our business units
globally, drove significant operational efficiencies, and enhanced our digital
presence over the last several years.   We greatly appreciate her
contributions to Hudson."

Mr. Marquez continued, "We are delighted that Stephen has agreed to step into
this important role and help accelerate our strategic transformation, building
on the significant progress we've made as we work to deliver consistent,
strong value to our customers and shareholders. Stephen brings exceptional
financial and operational acumen from his 30-year career, and in particular
his eight years at Adecco. He has a proven track record of helping improve the
growth and profitability of complex global operations, and a reputation as an
adept collaborator and effective team leader. His experience and expertise
will be invaluable as we continue to execute our plan to become a world-class
global provider of talent solutions." 

Ms. Raymond said, "Over the past seven years I am proud to have helped the
Company improve its operations and gain efficiencies across Hudson's global
platform. I've enjoyed working closely with Manolo and everyone at Hudson.
With the company poised for its next stage of growth, it is now an appropriate
time for me to pursue other opportunities."

"I am excited to join the talented team at Hudson," said Mr. Nolan. "Manolo
has established a strong culture of performance at Hudson and has the company
on the right track toward sustainable, strong performance. This is an exciting
time at Hudson, and I intend to help build on that foundation and deliver
enhanced value for clients and shareholders in the near and long-term."

Mr. Nolan has more than 30 years of experience in finance, operations and
strategic planning.   From 2004 to 2012 he served as CFO at Adecco Group North
America, a $5 billion division of the global workforce solutions company,
Adecco S.A. At Adecco, Mr. Nolan transformed the back office, improving the
effectiveness and realized significant efficiencies in the operations of the
unit. He also successfully managed the integration of MPS, a public staffing
company, and of LHH and DBM, to create the world's largest outplacement firm.
Previously, Mr. Nolan served as CFO North America for DHL Global Forwarding, a
$1.5 billion logistics company.   Prior to that he served in a variety of
finance and strategic development roles, including 15 years at Reckitt
Benckiser Inc., a global household, health and personal care products
company. 

About Hudson

Hudson is a global talent solutions company with expertise in leadership and
specialized recruitment, contracting solutions, recruitment process
outsourcing, talent management and eDiscovery. We help our clients and
candidates succeed by leveraging our expertise, deep industry and market
knowledge, and proprietary assessment tools and techniques. With more than
2,000 people in approximately 20 countries, and relationships with millions of
specialized professionals, we bring an unparalleled ability to match talent
with opportunities by assessing, recruiting, developing and engaging the best
and brightest people for our clients. We combine broad geographic presence,
world-class talent solutions and a tailored, consultative approach to help
businesses and professionals achieve higher performance and outstanding
results. More information is available at www.hudson.com

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains statements that the company believes to be
"forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities
Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All statements other than statements of
historical fact included in this press release, including statements regarding
the company's future financial condition, results of operations, business
operations and business prospects, are forward-looking statements. Words such
as "anticipate," "estimate," "expect," "project," "intend," "plan," "predict,"
"believe" and similar words, expressions and variations of these words and
expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. All
forward-looking statements are subject to important factors, risks,
uncertainties and assumptions, including industry and economic conditions'
that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in
the forward-looking statements. Such factors, risks, uncertainties and
assumptions include, but are not limited to, global economic fluctuations;
risks related to fluctuations in the company's operating results from quarter
to quarter; the ability of clients to terminate their relationship with the
company at any time; competition in the company's markets; risks associated
with the company's investment strategy; risks related to international
operations, including foreign currency fluctuations; the company's ability to
implement cost reduction initiatives effectively, including the recently
announced restructuring program; the company's dependence on key management
personnel; the company's ability to attract and retain highly skilled
professionals; risks in collecting the company's accounts receivable; the
negative cash flows and operating losses that the company has experienced from
time to time in the past may reoccur in the future; restrictions on the
company's operating flexibility due to the terms of its credit facilities; the
company's heavy reliance on information systems and the impact of potentially
losing or failing to develop technology; risks related to our dependence on
uninterrupted service to clients; the company's exposure to employment-related
claims from both clients and employers and limits on related insurance
coverage; volatility of the company's stock price; the impact of government
regulations; and restrictions imposed by blocking arrangements. Additional
information concerning these and other factors is contained in the company's
filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. These forward-looking
statements speak only as of the date of this document. The company assumes no
obligation, and expressly disclaims any obligation, to update any
forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future
events or otherwise.

CONTACT: David F. Kirby
         Hudson
         212-351-7216
         david.kirby@hudson.com

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