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On Assignment Announces Promotion of Ted Hanson to President


Hanson to report to CEO Peter Dameris

CALABASAS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE: ASGN), a leading global provider of diversified staffing solutions, announced today that as part of an established executive development and succession planning program, Ted Hanson has been promoted to President of the Company. As President, Mr. Hanson will report to On Assignment’s Chief Executive Officer Peter Dameris and will be responsible for management of operations.

Commenting on the promotion Mr. Dameris said, “In his new role, Ted will be responsible for overseeing our business operations and supporting our strong high-performance culture. Over the last 18 years, Ted has been a key executive of On Assignment or its operating divisions. During that time, he has held increasingly higher levels of responsibility. Most recently he held the positions of Executive Vice President of On Assignment and President of our Lab Support unit.”

Commenting on his new role at the Company, Ted Hanson said, “I am excited by the opportunity given to me by Peter at a time when so many exciting and innovative things are happening at On Assignment. I believe that we are strongly positioned going into 2017 to have a very successful year. I am excited to be working closely with our senior management to make 2017 the year that lays a solid foundation for continued growth and success of the Company.”

In 2016, On Assignment was again named the 2nd largest IT staffing firm, the 2nd largest creative/marketing firm, the 5th largest life sciences firm, the 10th largest U.S. staffing firm and the 3rd most valuable U.S. staffing firm on a market capitalization basis.

About Ted Hanson

Ted Hanson joined On Assignment as Chief Financial Officer of Apex Systems, which was acquired by the Company in May 2012. In January 2014, he was promoted to the role of President of Lab Support and in January 2016, he became an Executive Vice President of On Assignment. Mr. Hanson joined Apex Systems in November 1998 as Corporate Controller and became Chief Financial Officer in January 2001. He currently serves as a director of Virginia Commonwealth University’s Massey Cancer Center advisory board and as a director for the Virginia Tech Foundation board. Mr. Hanson holds a bachelor of science degree in accounting from Virginia Tech and a master of business administration degree from Virginia Commonwealth University.

About On Assignment

On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE: ASGN), is a leading global provider of in-demand, skilled professionals in the growing technology, life sciences and creative sectors, where quality people are the key to success. The Company goes beyond matching résumés with job descriptions to match people they know into positions they understand for temporary, contract-to-hire, and direct hire assignments. Clients recognize On Assignment for its quality candidates, quick response, and successful assignments. Professionals think of On Assignment as a career-building partner with the depth and breadth of experience to help them reach their goals. The Company has a network of branch offices throughout the United States, Canada and Europe. To learn more, visit


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