March 7, 2011 – Hudson Highland Group, Inc., providers of permanent recruitment, contract professionals and talent management solutions, has appointed Manuel Marquez as its new chief executive officer. Mr. Marquez is a recruitment industry veteran, having spent 15 years at global executive search firm Spencer Stuart, where he rose to lead the EMEA region before leaving to become CEO of Amper S.A., a publicly-traded defense, homeland security and telecom services company in Spain. "We are thrilled to welcome an executive of Manolo's caliber to Hudson. He brings a proven track record of successfully leading and building great teams to deliver results,” said Richard J. Stolz, chairman. “His growth focus, global business experience and industry depth make him the ideal person to lead Hudson forward."