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Eliassen Group Appoints Rob Waddell as First CIO

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IT consulting and talent solutions firm Eliassen Group has a new face at the executive table. The company announced the appointment of Rob Waddell as its first executive vice president and chief information officer (CIO).

Waddell previously served as chief technology officer for staffing firm Apex Systems. Eliassen says he has a strong track record for achieving corporate objectives, exceptional P&L results, organizational restructuring, effective team building and supplier management to facilitate corporate growth of $2 billion in annual revenue.

In his new role, Waddel has been charged with establishing the office of the CIO, increasing the IT department’s depth in technological capabilities, and overseeing capital projects related to advanced digital solutions and technologies, according to the company.

Dave MacKeen, CEO, Eliassen Group
Dave MacKeen, CEO, Eliassen Group

Dave MacKeen, CEO, Eliassen Group, commented on the posting:

"We're thrilled to welcome Rob to the team. His experience and deep understanding of our business and industry will bring visionary leadership and bolster our IT strategy execution."

About Eliassen Group

Eliassen, founded in 1989, is based in Reading, Massachusetts. The company has 1,007 employees listed on LinkedIn.

The company has recently made a handful of acquisitive growth moves, buying Foothills Consulting Group (FCG) in August 2022 and Fidato Partners in December 2021.