PHILADELPHIA, PA – November 24, 2020 – Careerminds, a global leader in virtual outplacement services, today announced the appointment of Karen O’Boyle as an independent director to Careerminds’ Board of Directors. O’Boyle has an exceptional track record of accelerating growth in HR tech and professional services firms. She is known for speed, agility, and delivering results in high growth-focused companies. She is a highly skilled sales leader who excels at customer retention, expansion, and acquisition.
“Karen’s success in helping business leaders manage employee transitions while ensuring business continuity and brand protection during organizational change will add significant value to our growth initiatives,” said Raymond Lee, CEO of Careerminds. “Over the last couple of years, Careerminds has expanded and we now have delivery capabilities and a proprietary career management platform in more than 50 countries.”
“Careerminds’ contemporary model, their leadership position in the outplacement industry, and their laser focus on global expansion make it an exciting time to join the Board,” said Karen O’Boyle.
“I’ve known Karen for more than 15 years and her experience partnering with complex companies across industries around the world as they flex, adapt, and transform their businesses will be invaluable to our Board of Directors,” said Jack Gavin, Chairman of Careerminds. “I’m personally excited about having Karen’s expertise as an advisor and industry knowledge aligned with Careerminds.”
Background on Karen O’Boyle
Currently, Karen is Chief Customer Success Officer at Volonte, an HR tech firm. Previously, she held senior leadership roles in well-regarded HR tech, talent management and outplacement companies, including RiseSmart, LHH, DBM, and Right Management.
Karen holds an MS in Leadership from The American College in Bryn Mawr, PA. She also holds an Executive MBA certificate from INSEAD Business School in Fontainebleau, France. She graduated from Smith College’s Global Management Program in Northampton, MA.
Careerminds is a global virtual outplacement provider that utilizes cutting-edge technology in multiple languages in over 50 countries around the world. Their personalized, one-on-one career coaching, allows them to deliver customized services to anyone, anywhere at a lower cost than traditional firms. www.careerminds.com