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The Altran Group Appoints Eric D Buhrfeind as its Senior Vice President, Global Head of HR

East Brunswick, New Jersey April 02, 2013 - The Altran Group, a global high value technology company, today announced the appointment of Eric D Buhrfeind as its new Global Head of HR. Buhrfeind joins the company with immediate effect, reporting to CEO Frank Kern. He will be serving as a member of the senior management team and replacing former HR head Amitabh Hajela, who is leaving the company for personal reasons.

“I am very pleased to welcome Eric D Buhrfeind to the Altran Group. His experience at Accenture and his global perspective will provide us with a strong leadership in talent management, and further strengthen our efforts in making the Altran Group one of the best places to work,” said Frank Kern, CEO, Altran Group.

An accomplished talent management leader, Buhrfeind brings an extensive experience of more than 20 years in global human resource management; leadership development and coaching; change management and organizational change; and client consulting to his new role at the Altran Group.  With a track record of successfully building high performing, globally dispersed teams, he has deep expertise in designing and deploying complex talent strategy and processes on a global scale including a strong focus on key emerging markets.

“I am very excited to join the Altran Group,” said Eric D Buhrfeind. “With our strong heritage in R&D Engineering Services, software development, along with our deep expertise in communications technologies and solutions, we are uniquely positioned to help our customers transform and grow their business.”

Buhrfeind holds a Master of Arts in Psychology (Honors) from Southern Methodist University, Dallas, US.

 

About Altran

Altran (formerly Aricent) is a global design and engineering company innovating for customers for what comes next in North America and beyond. We lead our clients into the future by solving their most complex engineering services needs and mission critical software framework solutions. For decades, we have helped companies connect new things and scale with intention. We bring differentiated value to market faster in focused industries to help transform products, brands, companies and start-ups. Based in San Francisco, frog, the global leader in innovation and product design, is also part of Altran.

For more information about the Altran Group, visit: https://northamerica.altran.com
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For further information, contact:

Shashi Shekhar Pandey
Marketing Manager, Altran Group
Tel: +91 7838291362
Email: shashi.pandey@altran.com