January 18, 2011 – CDI Corp., a provider of IT-focused recruitment solutions, has announced that Roger H. Ballou, president and chief executive officer, has retired and will be succeeded by Paulett Eberhart. “CDI conducted an extensive search selecting Paulett Eberhart from a field of very talented executives. Paulett is an ideal choice because of her strong execution skills, her ability to lead high-performing teams and her proven track record in creating high-value solutions for clients,” said Walter Garrison, chairman of the CDI Corp. board and company founder. “Throughout her career, Paulett has been known for her focus on client satisfaction and her ability to transform businesses to achieve their true growth potential.” Ms. Eberhart comes to CDI from HMS Ventures, a privately-held real estate and consulting services firm where she served as CEO. She also served as EDS' president for the Americas, leading the company's largest operating unit.