Harte Hanks Inc. (NASDAQ:HHS) Harte Hanks is a leading global customer experience company focused on bringing companies closer to customers for 100 years, today announced that Ron Lee, an experienced executive with a proven track record of driving revenue growth and operational improvement by developing talent, leveraging analytics and innovating through technology modernization, has joined Harte Hanks as Senior Vice President of Sales Services. Mr. Lee will lead Harte Hanks’ sales offering, which includes inside sales outsourcing, sales transformation and optimization, and sales play development.
Lee joins Harte Hanks from Procore Technologies, a leading SaaS provider specializing in the construction industry, where he served as the Head of Revenue Planning and Productivity. Previously, he spent 10 years at ADP developing and executing the global inside sales strategy, transforming the sales & marketing tech stack and implementing predictive analytics within GTM processes. Mr. Lee started his career at PwC and has also served in sales operations and finance leadership roles at Lucent Technologies, D&B and Merck. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Villanova University and a MBA in Marketing, Finance and International Business from New York University.
Kirk Davis, Chief Executive Officer, commented: “We continue to recruit top sales talent to revitalize our growth engine. Ron, along with Kelly Waller, our new Corporate SVP for Sales and Marketing, are both accomplished leaders with a deep understanding of how to create solutions for enterprise clients. Ron takes the helm of Harte Hanks’ Sales Services division, which originated through our acquisition of InsideOut last December. Ron is a critical hire at a pivotal time. Inside sales is a valuable offering for our clients, and an area in which we expect to achieve a strong rebound, accelerating growth and higher profitability in 2024.”
“Inside sales is essential for the growth and transformation of sales through digital technology, cost savings, and the ability to meet the changing preferences of buyers,” commented Mr. Lee. “Harte Hanks has built powerful tools to streamline this process for clients, and this offering provides a quantifiable return on investment. I look forward to bringing this value proposition to new logos and expanding our relationships with existing customers.”