gr8 People Expands Leadership Team

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- gr8 People Inc., a leader in enterprise recruiting software for Corporate and Recruiting Process Outsourcing (RPO) Enterprises, today announced the appointments of Annette DeHaven, Vice President of Marketing and Dan Bussinelli, Vice President of Sales. gr8 People is the leader in SaaS-based enterprise recruiting software and continues to expand its leadership team to support the projected growth and global expansion of the company in the years to come.

What's New

  • Annette DeHaven, Vice President of Marketing

Annette is an authority on activating the marketing strategies that help organizations attract, hire, retain and grow talent across the digital landscape. She joins gr8 People with more than 20 years of experience partnering closely with some of the world's leading brands including Quest Diagnostics, Subaru of America, FedEx, QVC and hundreds more.

Leveraging her deep expertise, Annette will be instrumental in advancing gr8 People's position as The One-Experience Talent Platform to Recruit gr8. Worldwide.

Prior to joining gr8 People, DeHaven established and grew the East Coast operations of CKR Interactive, a global recruitment marketing and communications firm. Within the industry, Annette has been recognized for her work through several national awards and the testimony of strong client partnerships that spanned decades. Annette also held leadership roles, including Vice President of Operations, with Alstin Communications, an employer branding agency.

DeHaven holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication from LaSalle University and a Certification in Graphic Design from Moore College of Art.

  • Dan Bussinelli, Vice President of Sales

Dan is a well-known figure in the talent acquisition field with more than a decade of business development experience. His winning attitude, hands-on experience and keen insights into this space are assets that will enhance gr8 People's expanding leadership team.

Over the course of his professional career, Bussinelli has connected over 500 enterprise organizations with talent technology solutions that empowered their success. At gr8 People, Dan will provide the vision, planning and prioritization for all sales initiatives and execute an impactful growth strategy.

Bussinelli previously served in a vital business development role at Oracle. Additionally, during his tenure at iCIMS he forged strategic partnerships and sales teams that drove record growth for the organization. Earlier in his career, Dan also led sales initiatives for Jobvite and CareerBuilder.

Bussinelli holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Southern Connecticut State University where he once served as captain of the university’s varsity baseball team and is recognized in their Baseball Hall of Fame.

Comments on the News
"I am thrilled to welcome Annette and Dan to the gr8 People leadership team," said Diane Smith, gr8 People’s CEO. "Annette's years of success in employer branding, strategy and marketing communications combined with Dan’s proven track record in guiding enterprise sales talent technology companies will prove invaluable to gr8 People as we continue our grow in 2018 and beyond."

"I feel privileged to join gr8 People and have enormous respect for the team, their successful history and the incredible platform. Being part of a growing organization full of some of the brightest and most experienced minds in the industry is incredibly exciting," said Annette DeHaven. "gr8 People is transforming talent acquisition technology, both in its platform approach, and for offering one-experience, where all users are in the driver’s seat, allowing them to see and control end-to-end talent activities in unprecedented ways.”

"gr8 People is a rarity in our industry. Over the past three years, gr8 People's investments in technology, go-to-market capability, and technology infrastructure have resulted in an industry-leading Talent Platform, thoroughly satisfied customers, and a great team. I am thrilled to have joined a company that puts the customer first and is led by industry experts," said Dan Bussinelli. "I look forward to expanding the company's sales function in a way that will contribute to the company's continued growth and success."

About gr8 People
gr8 People is 100 percent purpose-built to deliver the unfair advantage companies demand to compete for talent around the world. It’s the enterprise Platform that brings CRM, recruitment marketing, hiring and on-boarding together; connecting entire talent ecosystems into one-experience of performance, agility and results. It’s everything talent professionals need to Recruit gr8. Worldwide. (

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Source: gr8People, Inc.