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TMCNet:  Empower Software Solutions Appoints Joe Olson as Executive Vice President and General Manager of Enterprise Workforce Management

[January 09, 2013]

Empower Software Solutions Appoints Joe Olson as Executive Vice President and General Manager of Enterprise Workforce Management

ORLANDO, Fla. --(Business Wire)--

Empower Software Solutions, a leading provider of workforce and human resources (HR) solutions, has announced the executive appointment of Joe Olson to the position of Executive Vice President and General Manager of Enterprise Workforce Management. Olson will report to President and CEO Jim Hoefflin and will become a member of the company's leadership team.

Olson comes to Empower Software with over two decades of software industry experience and will be responsible for the commercial activities and delivery related to the company's flagship Workforce Management solution, EmpowerWFM™, focusing on enterprise clients. He spent the last 14 years at RedPrairie (now JDA Software Group (News - Alert)) in a number of sales, services and development leadership positions, most recently as ice president and general manager for the company's consumer packaged goods and life sciences business unit.

"Empower has been quietly assembling one of the most sophisticated and differentiated workforce platforms available in the industry; focusing on scheduling, managing and compensating employees," says Hoefflin. "Adding talented and successful leaders like Joe to our team punctuates how serious we are about serving the needs of our large, enterprise clients."

"EmpowerWFM is known for not only forecasting and scheduling labor faster than other market alternatives, but also for increasing customer service levels and improving employee self-sufficiency in some of the most complex organizations in the U.S.," says Olson. "I look forward to partnering with our enterprise clients to uncover more value from our solutions."

About Empower Software Solutions

Empower Software Solutions provides innovative human resources solutions for thousands of organizations, from small businesses to Fortune 500® companies - including several of the largest U.S. retailers. Empower Software's integrated human resources suite features HR/payroll, tax filing and compliance outsourcing, workforce management, talent management, and time and attendance solutions. Whether cloud-based or on-premise, via laptop or mobile device, Empower Software believes in providing flexible solutions and superior technology to help businesses efficiently and effectively manage the employee lifecycle and enhance company performance. For more information about Empower Software Solutions, visit

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