ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 17, 2007--TALX Corporation
(NASDAQ: TALX), a leading provider of payroll-related and human
resources services, announced today that it has assigned new
responsibilities to two senior executives.
L. Keith Graves, chief financial officer, has also been named
president of tax management services, which includes TALX's
unemployment tax business, as well as its tax credits and incentives
business. Edward W. Chaffin has been given responsibility for the
company's combined sales and service organization.
Since 2004 Chaffin has been president of the company's
unemployment tax management business. Under his leadership, the
unemployment tax management business achieved consistent organic
revenue growth and realized the benefits of the consolidation of
infrastructure of various acquisitions, resulting in solid improvement
in gross margin.
William W. Canfield, president and chief executive officer of
TALX, commented, "As CFO, Keith has provided strong leadership
supporting TALX's growth, playing an integral part in our acquisitions
as well as maintaining our strong balance sheet and financing
position. His familiarity with the tax business, as well as his broad
understanding of TALX's strategy and financial foundation, are an
excellent fit with leading this growing business line on a day-to-day
basis. At the same time, we are pleased to have Ed taking a broader
role in sales and service, which not only is fundamental to our
continued growth but also demonstrates our strategic emphasis on
cross-selling. His experience with our many unemployment tax clients
will be invaluable in this expanded role, where he will be charged
with overseeing our market presence with an eye toward developing new
clients and exceptional client service."
TALX Corporation, based in St. Louis, Missouri, is a leading
provider of human resource and payroll-related services and holds a
leadership position in automated employment and income verification as
well as unemployment tax management. TALX provides over 9,000 clients,
including three-fourths of Fortune 500 companies, with Web-based
services focused in three employment-related areas: hiring, pay
reporting, and compliance. Hiring services include assessments and
talent management, paperless new hires, and tax credits and
incentives. Pay reporting services include electronic time tracking,
paperless pay, and W-2 management. Compliance services include
employment and income verifications through The Work Number,
unemployment tax management, and I-9 management. The company's common
stock trades in The NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol TALX.
For more information about TALX Corporation, call 314-214-7000 or
access the company's Web site at www.talx.com.
CONTACT: TALX Corporation
Janine Orf, 314-214-7000
SOURCE: TALX Corporation