2017 Press Releases

Verrex Names New Human Resources Director to Enrich the Employee Experience

The global AV systems integrator adds Jeff Burns to lead initiatives focused around employee engagement, workplace environment, and culture

Verrex HR Director Jeff Burns 

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ USA / 11 October 2017 / -- Verrex, the APEx-certified global provider of superior AV technology solutions and experiences announced the appointment of Jeff Burns as its new Director of Human Resources. Burns will be responsible for leadership and management of all HR functions globally including talent recruitment and development, employee relations, compensation, organizational development, diversity, and HR analytics. He reports directly to Verrex CEO, Thomas Berry, Jr., CTS.

“I was impressed by Jeff’s history of leadership and expertise in HR best practices,” said Berry. “The strength of our culture is extremely rare, and everything related to it and our employees is crucial. We identified Jeff as a mentor who could help develop our performance management to best reflect who Verrex is as an organization, and create an environment in which employees can thrive. I are pleased to introduce Jeff as another resource to empower our employee’s success.”

Burns steps into his new role with over 20 years of experience as a Human Resources Executive. Career highlights include Director of Human Resources of NRG Energy, Director of Human Resources of Comag Marketing Group, VP of Human Resources of Metromedia Technologies, VP of Human Resources of Affinity Federal Credit Union, and Director of Human Resources of Monster Worldwide Inc. He holds a Juris Doctor degree from Villanova University School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from University of Delaware. Burns is an active member in the Society of Human Resources Management.

“I have experienced an extraordinary sense of engagement between Verrex and its employees, and a genuine sense of global comradery between teams. It is outstanding,” said Burns. “I am excited to join such a talented and passionate team, and to contribute to its continued strength and purpose. Ensuring employees feel connected and valued is a crucial HR role, and I look forward to leading it.”

Burns is based at Verrex Global Headquarters in Mountainside, NJ, part of the company’s global workplaces that include Boston, Houston, Cypress-CA, London, Hong Kong, and Shanghai. He can be reached at HR@verrex.com.

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Founded in 1947, Verrex is a widely respected global AV solutions integrator and managed services provider with a superior approach to project and service execution that has clear advantages to clients. We embrace AV technology as a crucial part of workplace strategy ensuring clients thrive within evolving workforces and spaces. With offices in key corporate hubs supported by our five-continent allied network, Verrex’s collaborative process succeeds across the globe delivering a deep bench of expertise and portfolio of consistent performance. Connect for AV design/build solutions, technology adoption & support, and a quality-driven ethos that will benefit your organization.


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