June 26, 2009 – Richardson, TX-based HRsmart, a global talent management software company, has promoted Patrick Aulson to chief administrative officer. He was previously the executive vice president of corporate development for the company. In his new role, Mr. Aulson will be responsible for HRsmart’s human resources, finance, contracts and procurement departments. He will continue to manage strategic planning and develop new business initiatives and mergers & acquisitions for the firm. “In the past couple of months, under Pat’s leadership, we have felt the impact of his considerable experience,” said Mark Hamdan, CEO of HRsmart. “We are delighted to have him take on this new role as HRsmart continues to position itself for growth.” Prior to joining HRsmart, Mr. Aulson was senior vice president of HR for Turner Construction Company. He led international human resources for The Associates, a financial services company now part of Citigroup.