SALT LAKE CITY – April 18, 2016 – LANDESK today announced that
Sue Urses, Vice President of Human Resources, has been named HR Person of the
Year by the Utah Technology Council. This award recognizes Urses’ two
decades-long career exceling in human resources and her zealous efforts in
establishing and effecting HR processes while at LANDESK.
In her nearly five years as head of LANDESK’s human
resources, Urses has helped the company smoothly transition through the
acquisition of seven companies and the resulting growth from 650 to 1200 employees
in 22 countries. As LANDESK gains a greater international presence, Urses has
led its cultural and people integration and provided strategic human resources that
support short and long-term business goals.
“As our company has experienced rapid growth in the past
few years, Sue has transformed our HR organization and helped create an
environment where our people can grow and excel,” said Steve Daly, CEO of
LANDESK. “I am grateful for her tireless efforts, her breadth of vision and her
devotion to making LANDESK a great company and a great place to work.”
Urses possesses the inherent ability to lead LANDESK’s
global team of human resource professionals and promote a happy workplace for
all international employees. To increase the well being of both LANDESK’s
veteran employees and recent hires, she has created multiple employee programs
that streamline HR processes. She designed and implemented a global compensation
model, and employee wellness program called LANDESKFit, and has championed the
company’s employee feedback and cultural assessment survey, called
Urses also revamped LANDESK’s review process by introducing
an employee-focused performance management and review program, and led the
implementation of a peer-to-peer employee recognition program. These and other initiatives
were thoughtfully designed to facilitate a connected, content company culture
throughout the world.
Among her many other hats, Urses acts as executive sponsor
of LANDESK’s industry-leading STEM program that provides employees paid
voluntary time off (VTO) hours to use in support of STEM education in Utah and
around the world. She is a true believer in the importance of STEM, further
emphasized by her role as co-chair of the HR Forum for the Utah Technology
These extensive efforts and experiences in HR, especially as
they are within the technology industry, qualify Urses for this distinguished
recognition from the Utah Technology Council.
LANDESK is the global authority on user-centered IT.
By integrating and automating IT tasks, LANDESK helps organizations balance
rapidly-evolving user requirements with the need to secure critical assets and
data. LANDESK is headquartered in Salt Lake City, UT,
and has offices all over the world. To learn more, visit www.landesk.com.
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