FirePond has appointed Michael Dudich to be vice president of Human Resources. In this position, Dudich will lead FirePond’s organizational effectiveness, succession planning, recruitment, training / development, and compensation programs.
Dudich joins FirePond from Modus Media International, a provider of supply chain management and e-commerce services, where he served as the chief human resources officer worldwide. Dudich brings twenty years of leadership experience in the technology, financial services, and manufacturing industries, including twelve years with General Electric.
“Michael has a record of successfully designing human resources programs in world-class organizations,” commented Klaus Besier, chairman of FirePond. “I’m thrilled to have a high-level strategist like Michael on the executive team to help us to develop our number one asset – our employees.”
Headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, FirePond is a provider of integrated e-business solutions focused on multi-channel sales success.
The FirePond Application Suite enables companies to standardize their enterprise e-business sales strategies on a single Internet-based solution, by applying consistent selling practices across all sales channels simultaneously. The Suite consists of FirePond Application Server, FirePond Commerce, FirePond Sales, FirePond Business Rule Engine, FirePond Sales Manager, FirePond Process Server, and FirePond Enterprise Workbench.
FirePond’s clients include Freightliner, ABB, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota, Renault, Empire Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Compaq, Ricoh Europe and Hitachi Construction Machinery.