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Four PeopleScout Leaders named HR Superstars by HRO Today

December 17, 2018

HRO Today named four PeopleScout leaders as 2018 HR Superstars. PeopleScout President Taryn Owen; Executive Leader, the Americas David Ludolph; Global Leader of Growth and Strategy Michael Yinger and MSP Client Portfolio Leader Jennifer Torres were all recognized.


According to HRO Today, “this year’s HRO Today Superstars have a proven track record of innovating, challenging the status quo, and redefining the new normal for HR.”


The list included the following biographies for PeopleScout’s winners.


Taryn Owen
President, PeopleScout

Taryn Owen is the President of PeopleScout, an award-winning RPO, MSP, and total workforce solutions provider. Owen is responsible for PeopleScout’s global service delivery and business development strategy. She has led the company’s acquisition of Aon Hewitt’s RPO division and Australian RPO provider HRX and the integration of Staff Management | SMX’s MSP division. In addition, she led the launch of Affinix, a mobile-first, cloud-based platform that creates a consumer-like candidate experience and streamlines the sourcing process for clients. Owen also led the acquisition of U.K.-based RPO and recruitment marketing provider TMP Holdings Ltd. in June 2018, significantly increasing PeopleScout’s U.K. client base and workforce.


David Ludolph
Executive Leader, the Americas, PeopleScout

David Ludolph, Executive Leader for the Americas, has more than 15 years of talent acquisition and RPO leadership experience. He is a results-oriented senior executive committed to building client tenure and leading an organization that drives revenue growth. Prior to joining PeopleScout, Ludolph was an Operations Director at Spherion and served five years in the United States Air Force. At Spherion, he successfully managed several accounts from sales cycle, implementation, and go-live with 100 percent SLA attainment, 100 percent client satisfaction, and 100 percent reference ability. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Hawaii Pacific University.


Michael Yinger
Global Leader of Growth and Strategy, PeopleScout

Michael Yinger, Global Leader of Growth and Strategy at PeopleScout, is responsible for global sales results and organizational strategy. He has delivered positive results, dealt with senior-level clients, and established efficient organizations in a number of different industries. He is well-versed in current enterprise-wide technologies and is capable of managing technical as well as strategic initiatives. Before joining PeopleScout, Yinger was a Global RPO Delivery Lead at Aon Hewitt, responsible for the delivery of RPO services to multiple global clients. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Santa Cruz and an MBA from the University of California at Berkeley.


Jennifer Torres
Client Portfolio Leader, MSP, PeopleScout

Jennifer Torres has more than 12 years of experience as a partner to Fortune 100 companies seeking managed workforce solutions. Her creativity and innovation helped some of the country’s largest financial and technology institutions launch and develop workforce operations into industry-leading programs. Prior to joining PeopleScout, Torres had executive oversight for Pontoon’s largest financial global MSP operations. During her almost decade of service with Pontoon, she held various leadership roles in client delivery and program operations. Torres is personally passionate about involvement in volunteerism, diversity networks, and with disability affinity groups that have a greater positive impact on the communities they operate in. She attended the University of North Carolina in Charlotte and is an avid international traveler.


TrueBlue CEO Patrick Beharelle was also named an HR Superstar on this year’s list.


You can read more and see all of the HR Superstars on HRO Today’s website.