General Employment Enterprises officially names Andrew Norstrud as CEO
Norstrud brings a wealth of knowledge, financial acumen, and public company expertise related to mergers and acquisitions, the processes and procedures to streamline financial reporting, and operational controls to the chief executive officer position at GEE. Having been the chief financial officer since March 2013 and having assumed the responsibilities of principle executive officer in November of 2013, he has been the primary driving force in "turning around" the business and positioning it for operational and financial growth moving forward.
Commenting on his appointment, Norstrud stated, "General Employment Enterprises, Inc. has been in the staffing industry for over 120 years and employs high caliber individuals at all levels. I am privileged to be presented with this opportunity by the board and to have their confidence and trust to move this organization forward."
He continued, "Over the past twelve months, we have been successful at cleaning up several issues of the past, while eliminating unnecessary expenditures and refocusing the business on our customers and candidates. We will continue making vital investments in infrastructure necessary to support our expansion initiatives and the achievement of our long-term vision. Included in these investments is bringing on a top notch CFO and additional board members with the right industry expertise to help us successfully navigate through the expansion process. Our team's extensive knowledge and experience in the industry delivers real value to our customers on a daily basis, and in a similar fashion, will deliver real value to our shareholders moving ahead."