June 24, 2016 – Online Business Systems (Online), a privately held information technology and business consultancy, today announced the appointment of Ria Neuendorff to the position of Chief People Officer.
Neuendorff joined Online in 1998 in a recruiting role, and most recently held the position of Director, People Care. In addition to continuing to oversee Online’s human resources, recruiting, and immigration functions, she has taken on responsibility for programs that help Onliners grow and develop their technical and leaderships skills, and programs that help maintain and strengthen Online’s culture.
Creation of this new executive position reflects the essential role of people and culture within the company.
“Online has always worked hard to balance the needs of Onliners, Online, and our clients, said Chuck Loewen, Founder and CEO of Online. “With the important role that our team members play in Online’s future, it’s critical that they are represented at the senior executive level. Ria has been instrumental in our growth to date and has been a cultural ambassador at all levels of the company. She cares deeply about the success and the future of Onliners and Online. This role truly reflects Ria as a person.”
“One of the reasons I joined Online 18 years ago was the company’s commitment to formal career mentorship, professional development, and teambuilding,” said Neuendorff. “That commitment has only strengthened over the years. We are investing now more than ever before in our people, our values, and our culture.”
Neuendorff’s background is in Marketing and Human Resources in the professional services, petroleum, and manufacturing industries. Currently residing in Minneapolis, she is originally from Winnipeg, where she obtained her B.Comm. degree from the University of Manitoba.
About Online Business Systems
Celebrating their 30th anniversary in 2016, Online Business Systems is an information technology and business consultancy. They help enterprise customers enhance their competitive advantage by designing improved business processes enabled with robust and secure information systems. Online’s unsurpassed delivery, their people, and the Online culture of loyalty, trust and commitment to mutual success set them apart. Today they have nearly 300 business and technical consultants throughout Canada and the US.
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