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Bill Fanning Joins SmartRecruiters as Vice President, Business Development

Brings 18 Years of Sales Leadership in the Human Capital Management Sector to Drive Growth

San Francisco – June 30, 2014 – SmartRecruiters, the only end-to-end hiring platform that managers and candidates love, today announced that Bill Fanning joined the company as Vice President, Business Development. Fanning’s extensive sales experience across human capital management (HCM), talent management and recruitment advertising will help SmartRecruiters maximize engagement with its customers and partners to drive new business growth.

Fanning comes to SmartRecruiters after 18 years of building and leading sales teams at fast-growing HCM organizations. Most recently he was Vice President, Employer Sales at JobTarget and Director, North American Field Sales at Fanning’s previous positions include senior business development and sales roles at PeopleSoft, Oracle, TMP Worldwide and ADP.

“The skills and expertise that Bill has across sales and recruitment will help drive SmartRecruiters’ expansion,” said Jerome Ternynck, CEO of SmartRecruiters. “He has built high-performing teams, developed winning sales models and created tight-knit cultures—an ideal mix of experience to scale our company growth.”

Since its founding in 2010, SmartRecruiters has enabled 70,000+ businesses across a multitude of sectors—including retail, tech and healthcare—to reduce their time to hire by 75 percent and cost to hire by 70 percent, while increasing applicant volume by 250 percent.

“SmartRecruiters provides organizations with a platform that finally makes recruiting collaborative, enjoyable and easy,” said Fanning. “I look forward to bringing companies a solution that lets them quickly succeed in their hiring efforts, while delivering an effective channel for new partners to expand their reach across more smart companies.”

About SmartRecruiters

SmartRecruiters’ Talent Acquisition Suite is used by high-performance organizations for making the best hires. It has full functionality for recruitment marketing and collaborative hiring built on a modern cloud platform with an open marketplace for 3rd party recruitment services. Unlike the first generation applicant tracking systems it replaces, SmartRecruiters provides an amazing candidate experience, hiring managers actually want to use the product, and recruiters love us because we make their jobs easier. Companies like Visa, Skechers, Equinox, and Alcoa use SmartRecruiters to make recruiting a competitive advantage. For more information, follow us at @SmartRecruiters, on LinkedIn or on

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