Delafield, WI (October 22, 2013) – Montage, a provider of purpose-built video interviewing solutions to the Global 5000, announced today that Patricia Hughes has joined the company as Vice President of Strategic Alliances. In this role, Hughes will be responsible for all partnership strategy, pursuit, enablement and management for RPO, global staffing, technology and referral partners.
Hughes brings to Montage more than 20 years of business and partner development experience in the human capital industry. During her career, she has worked with such well known brands as AT&T, GlaxoSmithKline, Northrop Grumman, McKesson, ACS and General Dynamics.
“It is my pleasure to welcome Patricia to our team. A seasoned business development professional with a wealth of experience establishing and growing partnerships in our industry, Patricia excels at delivering great outcomes,” said Montage President and CEO Kurt Heikkinen. “Her philosophy of creating mutually beneficial partnerships through strategy alignment and collaboration is in lock-step with our commitment to delivering a hiring advantage by enabling companies to continually evolve and expand their use of video interviewing,” he added.
“Montage has been extremely successful in establishing partnerships, including 8 of the top 13 global HR outsourcing firms. I’m thrilled by the opportunity to enhance and expand on this great track record,” said Hughes. “Leveraging a growing market demand we have the opportunity to further build out the company’s partnership strategy, making it a primary driver in Montage’s accelerated growth,” she explained.
Before joining Montage, Hughes was the Director of Strategic Alliances at KnowledgeAdvisors, a talent analytics technology and consulting services provider. In a prior role, she was a Global Business Development Executive at SkillSoft Corp., where she delivered exceptional results for strategic international clients. Hughes earned her BA in business management and economics from North Carolina State University and holds a CA-AM certification from the Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals.
Montage offers the most mature video interviewing solution available, purpose-built to transform the hiring experience one smile at a time. Applying an enterprise software-as-a-service (SaaS) model, Montage is the solution of choice for companies pursuing a hiring advantage. By extending talent reach, elevating employer brand, reducing travel, and minimizing costs, Montage engages candidates and hiring teams throughout the process, driving faster decisions and improving quality of hire. A privately held company, Montage is headquartered in Wisconsin and located on the Web at www.montagetalent.com.
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