Stuart Werner Joins Tatum As National Managing Partner, Technology

      Stuart Werner Joins Tatum As National Managing Partner, Technology

Strategic hire is key to firm's investment in technology practice

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, July 1, 2013

NEW YORK, July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tatum, a national professional services
firm, recently announced that Stuart Werner has joined the firm as the
National Managing Partner, Technology. In this role, Werner will be
responsible for leading the firm's technology practice, collaborating with
practice leaders across the country to bring high-quality technology services
and solutions to Tatum's clients.

"Stu brings to Tatum a valuable combination of hands-on expertise as a CIO and
leadership in technology and business consulting," said Karen Macleod, Tatum's
President. "Almost all our clients face challenges that require technology as
part of the solution, and I am confident that Stu will play a critical role in
helping them drive their businesses forward."

"I am happy to be joining Tatum and to have the opportunity to lead the growth
of the practice on a national basis," said Werner. "I look forward to working
with the firm's leadership and the talented professionals within the practice
to continue to address our clients' business-critical issues, expand our
client base and work effectively with our sister companies across Randstad."

Werner has a strong background in CIO leadership in transformational
environments, specializing in strategic systems planning, governance and risk,
turnaround execution and organizational change. He is known for driving
revenue growth through improved technologies and operational efficiencies in
the apparel, retail and wholesale industries. While CIO of Li & Fung USA,
Werner drove major technology initiatives to scale the company several billion
dollars in revenues within four years. He was part of the turnaround team as
CIO of Footstar where he addressed major technology challenges necessary to
restructure the company and his accomplishments helped lead the company to
high profitability for several years.

His CIO experience at Li & Fung and Footstar is augmented by 18 years as a
consultant, including serving as Worldwide Partner with Andersen Business
Consulting. His past consulting clients have included major and emerging
companies such as AT&T, Johnson & Johnson, Honeywell, General Motors, Pernod
Ricard, Coca-Cola Bottling, Coach, AIG, First Data Corp., Sun Chemical, and
Arch Chemicals.

Werner holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Accounting from the University
of Bridgeport. He has also completed a leadership program associated with
MIT's Sloan School of Management and the University of Hong Kong. His
extensive professional affiliations include current and past positions on the
Advisory Board of the CIO Summit of America, as Council Member Expert for the
Gerson Lehrman Group, and as member or founding member of several other
industry boards and committees.

About Tatum
Tatum is a professional services firm offering strategic and operational
solutions to our clients. As specialists in driving business impact, we
support our clients in navigating business-critical turning points. Our senior
operating executives and consultants provide hands-on strategic, financial,
and technology leadership, measurably improving business performance with
every client engagement. With our deep operational expertise,
advisory/consulting capabilities, and focus on execution, we deliver lasting,
sustainable results that move businesses forward. Tatum is an operating
company of Randstad US.

About Randstad US
Randstad US is a wholly owned subsidiary of Randstad Holding nv, a $22.0
billion global provider of HR services. As the third largest staffing
organization in the US, Randstad holds top positions in permanent placement,
office and administrative, IT and accounting and finance. From professional
services, commercial staffing, recruitment process outsourcing, to managed
services and more, Randstad delivers a comprehensive range of temporary,
temporary-to-hire, permanent placement and outsourced placement services. With
its 5,660 employment experts, Randstad puts an average of nearly 100,000
people to work in the U.S. each week, through its network of more than 900
branches and client-dedicated locations.

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