Hudson Global, Inc.

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Holding company[2]
Traded as NASDAQHSON[3]
Industry Recruitment, Management consulting, Talent Management, Outsourcing
Founded March 31, 2003[4]
Headquarters New York, NY, United States
Area served
Key people

Stephen Nolan (CEO)[5]
Patrick Lyons (CFO)[5]
Lori Hock,[5] CEO, Americas
Alexis de Bretteville,[5] CEO, Europe
Mark Steyn,[5] CEO, Asia Pacific

Ivan De Witte,[5] Chairman, Europe [1]
Number of employees
2000 (2012)

Hudson Global Inc. (HSON) is a global talent solutions company headquartered in New York, NY. The company’s core service offerings include Permanent Recruitment, Temporary Contracting, Recruitment Process Outsourcing ("RPO") and Talent Management Solutions. [6]

Hudson was founded in 2003 and employs people serving clients and candidates in three continents: Americas, Asia Pacific and Europe.[1]


Hudson Global, Inc. was originally spun off as Hudson Highland Group (NASDAQ : HHGP) on March 31, 2003,[4] from the former eResourcing and Executive Search business units of TMP Worldwide Inc. - a human capital provider.

On April 26, 2012, Hudson announced a corporate name change to Hudson Global, Inc. and company's shares began trading in NASDAQ, under its new symbol "HSON" from April 30, 2012.[3]

Organization and operations[edit]

Hudson operates in 12 countries with three geographic business segments:[6]


Hudson delivers enterprise as well as smaller scale assignments to businesses operating in many industries. Its services focus on providing specialized professional staffing, interim management and recruitment process outsourcing, related project management, management consulting and talent management services.[2]

Operating Industries[edit]

  • Financial Services: Banking, Accounting, Capital Markets, Insurance
  • Products: Human Resources, Sales and Marketing, Manufacturing and Industrial, Supply Chain and Procurement, Retail, Consumer Goods and Services, Infrastructure and Transportation Services, Health and Life Sciences
  • Defense, Media and High Tech: Defense and Aerospace, IT&T, Media / PR / Advertising
  • Resources: Chemicals, Energy, Natural Resources, Utilities
  • Public Sector: Public Sector


  • Assessment & Selection
  • Blended Workforce Solutions
  • Contract and Temporary Recruitment
  • Digital Solutions
  • Employer Branding & Sourcing Innovation[7]
  • InGenium Technology
  • Leadership Development
  • Organizational Design & Management
  • Outplacement & Career Transition
  • Permanent Recruitment
  • Predictive Talent Analytics
  • Recruitment Process Outsourcing (ISO 9000 certified)
  • Risk Management & Compliance
  • Retained Search
  • Specialty Talent Pools
  • Talent Management[8][9][10][11]

Marketing and branding[edit]

Hudson formerly used the tagline "From great people to great performance.";[12][13][14] however, in 2016 the tagline was updated to "Great People. Great Performance.", which appears on the company's logo.[15]


Chairman of the Board:

  • Jon Chait (March 2003 till February 2011)[16][17]
  • Manuel Marquez (March 2011 till May 2015)[18]
  • David G. Offensend (May 2015 till present)[19]

Chief executive officer:

  • Jon Chait (March 2003 till February 2011)[16][17]
  • Manuel Marquez (March 2011 till May 2015)[18]
  • Stephen Nolan (May 2015 till present)[19]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c global website
  2. ^ a b "Hudson Global Inc. Company Overview". Reuters. Retrieved 3 May 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "Hudson Announces Corporate Name, Ticker Symbol Change". Bloomberg. 27 April 2012. Retrieved 3 May 2012. 
  4. ^ a b "SEC filing - Hudson spun off from the eResourcing and Executive Search business units of TMP Worldwide Inc.". Reuters. Retrieved 3 May 2012. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f Hudson Global Management Team
  6. ^ a b "Hudson 10-Q filed 28 July 2016". Retrieved 15 Nov 2016. 
  7. ^ "Employer Branding & Sourcing Innovation". Hudson. Retrieved 15 November 2016. 
  8. ^ "Hudson Australia website". Hudson. Retrieved 15 Nov 2016. 
  9. ^ "Hudson US website". Hudson. Retrieved 15 Nov 2016. 
  10. ^ "Hudson UK website". Hudson. Retrieved 15 Nov 2016. 
  11. ^ "Hudson RPO". Hudson. Retrieved 18 October 2011. 
  12. ^ "Case study : Hudson Global Inc". Retrieved 18 October 2011. 
  13. ^ "Trade Marks Application from Hudson Global Inc - "From great people to great performance."" (PDF). Retrieved 18 October 2011. 
  14. ^ "Advertising Slogans". Retrieved 18 October 2011. 
  15. ^ "Hudson Global office locations". Hudson. Retrieved 15 Nov 2016. 
  16. ^ a b "Jon F. Chait profile". Forbes. Retrieved Oct 18, 2011. 
  17. ^ a b "Hudson Global Inc Terminates Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jon Chait". Reuters. Retrieved Oct 18, 2011. 
  18. ^ a b "Manuel "Manolo" Marquez, Chairman and CEO of Hudson Global Inc US visa(MSNBC News - May 3, 2011)". Retrieved Oct 18, 2011. 
  19. ^ a b "Hudson Global Names Stephen Nolan Chief Executive Officer(Nasdaq GlobalNewswire - April 16, 2015)". Retrieved Jan 5, 2016.