Aspect Software Announces Appointment of Guido de Koning to Newly-Created Position as Senior Vice President, Human Capital

Date: 6/4/2013, Chelmsford, Massachusetts

  • Experienced strategic leader brings talent development and executive leadership to Aspect’s transformation efforts
  • Focused on building organizational strategies, global human resource development in order to help position Aspect for long-term growth
  • Recognized driver of structural and cultural change
Aspect Software, a leading provider of fully-integrated customer interaction managementworkforce optimization, and back-office solutions, today announced the appointment of Guido de Koning to the newly-created position of Senior Vice President, Human Capital at Aspect. He will be responsible for the global human resource function and will help align the organization behind Aspect’s strategic direction.
“Nothing is more critical to continuing Aspect’s growth momentum around the world than our people. Guido’s established credentials and accomplishments in transforming workforces into crucial assets for large organizations will help to more closely align our employees to our key growth initiatives,” said Bob Krakauer, Executive Vice President and CFO, Aspect. “Guido will be the driving force in building a highly skilled and customer-centric global organization. We are excited to have him join the Aspect team.”
Most recently, de Koning served as VP Human Resources at Vanguard Health Systems over a six-hospital system with 5,000 employees where he was closely involved in driving structural and cultural change. Prior to that, he was responsible for managing all talent, engagement, leadership development, and performance management at University Hospitals, a 14,000-employee academic medical center and system in Cleveland, OH. He also worked across continents at The Gallup Organization as a Principal Consultant with companies such as Citibank, Baxter Healthcare, Wells Fargo, Fidelity, Standard Register, Owens Corning, Cinergy, and ADP. 
"I’m very excited to be joining a global organization that understands the connections between talent, engagement, and the experience and impact we have on our customers,” says de Koning. “Aspect’s organizational initiatives will position the company well for growth, and for sharpening a lasting competitive edge."
Guido holds a Master’s degree in General Management from Nyenrode University, and a Bachelor’s degree in International Business from the Haarlem Business School in the Netherlands. In addition, he holds a post-graduate degree of the Japan Interuniversity Program in Japanese management, language, and culture, from the University of Leiden in the Netherlands.
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