SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Simply Hired® today announced the appointment of Shelly Schaffer as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. A seasoned financial executive with more than 20 years of experience at leading global companies including Mercury Interactive, Yahoo! and Support.com, Schaffer brings deep financial and strategic corporate leadership experience to Simply Hired. In her new role, she will oversee the company’s financial, legal and talent operations as Simply Hired continues to expand its job search engine and performance recruitment offerings globally.
"Shelly has a long history of helping emerging technology companies efficiently scale their operations and expand into new products and markets,” said James Beriker, president and CEO of Simply Hired. "Her financial and operational experience will be incredibly valuable as we continue to aggressively grow our business. I am delighted to welcome Shelly to the Simply Hired executive team.”
Schaffer joins as Simply Hired continues to radically improve the process of connecting job seekers and employers. The company recently announced the launch of Simply Hired AdCenter, a self-service product that helps recruiters advertise jobs and reach relevant job candidates on SimplyHired.com and thousands of partner sites. Simply Hired also expanded its performance-based ad platform into Canada to allow Canadian employers and agencies to leverage the power of search engine advertising to reach the most relevant candidates. With more than 30 million unique visitors per month and 8 million job openings across all job categories and industries, Simply Hired is one of the largest job search engines in the world.
“Simply Hired is transforming job search and capitalizing on the opportunity to bring new efficiencies and performance to recruiting,” said Schaffer. “The company has an incredible team and technology, and has cemented its position as one of the key technology innovators in the industry. I am very excited to join James and the Simply Hired team as we further align the company’s financial operations to support its success and momentum.”
Before joining Simply Hired, Schaffer served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Support.com where she was responsible for Finance, Legal, Real Estate, Investor Relations and Human Resources.
Prior to Support.com, she served as Vice President of Corporate Operations Finance at Yahoo! Inc. where she led the team responsible for global planning, forecasting and analytics, as well as global finance change management.
Schaffer also worked as an executive at Mercury Interactive in a number of finance roles of increasing responsibility from September 2003 to December 2006 during which period it was acquired by Hewlett Packard. These roles included Vice President of Strategic Finance and Treasury and Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis for which she was responsible for investor relations and treasury and capital strategy, among other responsibilities.
Earlier in her career, Schaffer held a range of senior finance roles with The Coca Cola Company, Nestle Beverage Company and Cosine Communications. She holds an MBA from the University of South Florida and received a Bachelors of Science in Mathematics and Economics from Florida Southern College.
About Simply Hired
Simply Hired®, a technology company based in Sunnyvale, California, operates job search engines in 24 countries and 12 languages. With more than 30 million unique visitors per month, the company provides job seekers access to over 8 million job openings across all job categories and industries, reaching job seekers on the web, social networks, mobile devices, email, and via thousands of partner sites including LinkedIn, The Washington Post, and Bloomberg Businessweek. With its Sponsored Jobs offering, Simply Hired enables employers to efficiently and cost-effectively reach candidates searching for jobs through its full-service and self-service pay-per-click (PPC) job advertising solutions. Simply Hired was founded in 2005, has offices in Sunnyvale, Los Angeles, New York and Toronto, and is privately held with funding from Foundation Capital and IDG Ventures. For more information, visit www.simplyhired.com.