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Tech company HR Acuity strengthens executive leadership.

Byline: Jessica Perry

Florham Park-based HR Acuity, a platform designed to manage and reduce workplace risk associated with employee incidents and investigations, announced Wednesday the appointment of Charlie Holbech as chief operating officer.

Holbech will lead all commercial and operational activities, including sales, marketing, product, service and technology, according to a company press release. He will be responsible for accelerating the company's growth, reaching new markets and driving innovation.

Holbech brings 20 years of global operational, customer success and startup experience in human resources, technology, analytics and digital media, most recently as vice president, client experience at WorkMarket, an enterprise software platform that enables companies to organize, manage and pay freelancers, acquired by ADP in 2018.

Holbech helped position WorkMarket for the acquisition by leading a overhaul of customer operations, resulting in 97 percent retention rates achieved by a trained, strategic client experience team, according to HR Acuity.

Before ADP, Holbech held senior operational and marketing roles at technology companies and startups, including Sailthru, Outbrain and Yahoo. He also co-founded Visual Revenue, the first predictive analytics company for news media, which was acquired by Outbrain in 2013.

"Charlie is a highly strategic and thoughtful leader with broad perspective of the industry and I'm thrilled to welcome him to HR Acuity," Deborah Muller, chief executive officer and founder of HR Acuity, said. "Today's workplaces are struggling with workplace risk from discrimination to harassment to retaliation."

HR Acuity counts major organizations such as LinkedIn, Cosmopolitan Hotels, Cox Enterprises and BoysTown as well as nonprofit organizations among its client base.

The company's mission is to build safer workplaces by empowering organizations to protect their teams and themselves with employee issues and investigations technology that help businesses anticipate and act on workplace risk.

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Date:Mar 27, 2019
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