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Pace Harmon Marks Anniversary of Employee-Owned Firm Structure with Key Promotions

Celebrating its first anniversary operating as a 100 percent employee-owned company, Pace Harmon, a leading business transformation and outsourcing advisory firm, today announced key promotions and new management titles.

Our first year as an employee-owned firm has been a tremendous successfrom driving significant career advancement and securing top industry talent to achieving increased revenues, said David Rutchik, managing director, Pace Harmon. Pace Harmons collaborative culture has become even stronger, resulting in high employee satisfaction and superior client delivery.

To align with Pace Harmons employee-owned management model, the firms leadership team, which previously served as partners, are now managing directors. Steven Kirz, Rahul Singh, Andrew Alpert and Craig Wright have been promoted to managing director, joining Steve Martin, David Rutchik, Andy Sealock and Marc Tanowitz on the executive team.

Additionally, the firms principals will now be directors. Harsh Dhundia, Melanie Prestridge, Shehzad Amin, Nick Wray and Gordon Wong all have been promoted to director.

Since shifting to an employee-owned model, Pace Harmon has elevated its recruiting traction, hiring top-caliber industry talent including John Eagleson as a director and securing a 100 percent offer acceptance rate among on-campus analyst recruits.

Pace Harmons clients include Fortune 500 and select high growth middle-market companies spanning industries such as Telecommunications, Life Sciences, Financial Services, Manufacturing, Technology, and Energy. For more information, please visit paceharmon.com.

About Pace Harmon

Pace Harmon is a business transformation and outsourcing advisory services firm providing guidance on complex transactions, process and operational optimization, and provider governance. Founded in 2003 and headquartered in Tysons Corner, Va. with offices in Chicago and San Francisco, Pace Harmon provides pragmatic and insightful advice that helps its client base of Fortune 500 and other large enterprises maximize the benefits achieved from their mission-critical supplier relationships. For more information, please visit http://www.paceharmon.com.

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GIFEC pays internet facilities for training colleges

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30,000 youth to be trained under NYEP ICT module – Minister

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