Philadelphia, Pa. (September 3, 2002) – CDI Corp. (NYSE: CDI) has announced the promotion of Dirk Dent to President of Todays Staffing, CDI’s business segment that provides temporary and direct hire administrative and clerical support staffing.
Since joining CDI in 1979, Mr. Dent has held a number of executive positions within the company’s staffing and outsourcing businesses. Most recently, he served as an Executive Vice President for CDI business units focused both on professional services and engineering outsourcing. Early in his career at CDI, he was a Recruiter, Sales Manager, Branch Manager and District Manager, a path that has given him extensive knowledge of the business.
“Dirk has a track record of success in all aspects of the business, including operations and business development,” said CDI President and Chief Executive Officer Roger H. Ballou. “He is the right person to lead Todays Staffing as we sharpen our focus on profitable growth.”
CDI Corp. (NYSE: CDI) helps clients in targeted vertical markets improve their profitability and efficiency by providing professional project outsourcing, specialized temporary staffing and permanent placement, allowing them to focus on their core competencies. With more than 50 years of experience and an extensive network of offices, technical professionals and recruiters, Philadelphia-based CDI Corporation is a preferred provider of engineering, information technology and workforce solutions for Fortune 1,000 companies. Subsidiaries include Todays Staffing (www.todays.com) and Management Recruiters International, the world’s largest executive search and recruitment organization. CDI and its franchisees operate more than 1,400 offices in 27 countries. Visit CDI on the web at www.cdicorp.com.
Contact: Barbara Leary
Vice President, Corporate Communications