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Newton Software in Expansion Mode: Jonathan Chenard Named as Vice President of Services

December 2, 2011

Newton Software a leading provider of mid-market, corporate applicant tracking software  announced the appointment of Jonathan Chenard to the position of Vice President of Services.

“Bringing Jonathan on board is huge step forward for Newton Software as he will serve as highly valuable member of our executive team but the real winners are our customers ,” said Joel Passen, Newton Software’s Head of Marketing and Co-founder. “Jonathan couldn’t have a more relevant background for a recruiting software company like ours. His 10 plus years of experience with business software combined with his most recent 7 plus years  in the corporate recruiting industry will provide our customers with unparalleled competence and subject matter expertise.”

Prior to Newton Software, Jonathan  was Vice President of Services and Delivery  at GravityPeople, a leading provider of talent acquisition and recruitment outsourcing (RPO) solutions. GravityPeople was recently named to Fortune Magazine’s Fast 500. Chenard also served as a Professional Services Manager and Sales Engineer at Marketsoft (now IBM), a global provider of sales and marketing automation software and services. Jonathan started his career as an International Systems Analyst  at The Mathworks, the world’s leading developer of technical computing software for engineers and scientists in industry, government, and education. Jonathan, originally from Massachusetts,  is a graduate of Manhattanville College.

“I’ve watched Newton grow firsthand from just a couple of lines of code to now the fastest growing recruitment software platform in the industry”, said Chenard. “I’ve been continually impressed with  the company’s ability to rapidly deploy new, thoughtful features which push the limits of what anyone else is doing.  I’m thrilled to be joining Newton at a time of explosive growth and am eager to partner with our clients to help them leverage the best application tracking software around to better manage and organize their own top notch recruiting programs.”

About Newton Software

Newton is modern, easy-to-use  applicant tracking software designed to organize and improve internal recruiting programs for small and medium sized businesses (30-3000 employees).  Newton features best-of-breed dashboards that create unparalleled visibility and transparency. And, Newton is the only ATS designed to drive the decisions that drive hiring taking into account all users in the corporate recruiting workflow. Industry leading adoption rates (+90%) ensure easy collaboration and powerful performance driven metrics allow HR and Recruiting users are in control.

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