DHI Group, Inc. (NYSE: DHX) (the “Company”) today announced Kate Swann, Chief Operating Officer at Purpose, has been appointed to the Company’s board of directors.
“I’m excited for Kate to join our board, as she’s an experienced leader with a demonstrated track record driving growth within various business models and customer sectors in the digital technology industry, nicely complementing our already diverse and accomplished board of directors,” said Art Zeile, CEO of DHI Group, Inc.
Ms. Swann has extensive experience managing at growth stage consulting companies and digital agencies. In her current role as Chief Operating Officer at Purpose, a social impact digital agency recently acquired by Capgemini, Ms. Swann develops growth strategies and business planning to ensure the company maximizes its resources and mobilizes talent for the greatest impact to its community and partners. Prior to joining Purpose, she served as Chief Operating Officer at Blue State Digital, a tech and creative agency that works with mission-driven organizations to build and mobilize communities, best known for its work with the Obama administration. Earlier in her career, Ms. Swann was the Chief Operating Officer at Frog Design and served in the managing director role at Fry, an ecommerce consulting firm, and Organic, a digital marketing agency.
“My deep expertise in digital technology and digital marketing will provide valuable insight to DHI as the Company continues to execute upon its strategy to deliver innovative products and best-in-class services to employers and professionals,” said Kate Swann.
Ms. Swann earned a Bachelor of Arts from Evergreen State College and has a Master’s degree in Performance Studies from New York University. Ms. Swann also serves as a board member at Graham Windham, as well as the Women’s Forum of New York.
The Company also announced Carol Carpenter, Chief Marketing Officer of VMWare, will resign from the board of directors effective on January 31, 2021.
“I thank Carol for her meaningful insights and contributions to our board. Her deep passion for technology and marketing influenced much of the strategy we have today and we’re grateful for her guidance in shaping innovation and digital marketing initiatives at DHI,” said Mr. Zeile.
With this new addition and Ms. Carpenter’s departure on January 31st, the board of directors for DHI Group will be comprised of eight members, seven of whom are independent.