Ian Alexander Appointed President Of KNOWLEDGEPOINT
Alexander Succeeds Founder Michael Troy
PETALUMA, CALIF., March 16, 2001 KnowledgePoint, a leading
developer of human resources management services and software, announced today that Ian
Alexander, current vice president of marketing, has been named president of
KnowledgePoint, effective March 30, 2001. Alexander succeeds Michael Troy, who founded the
company in 1987 and guided the innovative software company through a period of substantial
growth and its first year of ownership under CCH INCORPORATED.
"During the seven years I have worked with Ian, he has been instrumental to
KnowledgePoints growth and profitability," said Troy. "I have every
confidence that, under his leadership, KnowledgePoint will continue to achieve its goals
of increasing productivity in the workplace."
Alexander joined KnowledgePoint in 1993 and led the shift in the companys focus
from small business to corporate markets. He also championed the companys move to
the Internet through the creation of its online business center, HRTools.com.
"I look forward to contributing to KnowledgePoint's long tradition of great
products, talented people and satisfied customers," said Alexander. "Michael
Troys vision of using technology to help organizations manage and empower their
employees is more relevant today than ever and the opportunity going forward is
Prior to joining KnowledgePoint, Alexander held marketing positions at Birkenstock and
American Express Insurance and Investment Group. He is an award-winning copywriter,
published songwriter and holds a B.A. degree in Communications from Sonoma State
"I have been impressed with Ians strategic thinking and analytical skills as
well as his passion for KnowledgePoints success," said Catherine Wolfe,
publisher, CCH Health and Human Resources. "I believe he will do an exceptional job
of carrying on the KnowledgePoint tradition of excellence."
After 14 years at the helm, Troy is choosing to pursue other opportunities.
"Michael leaves a strong legacy of a visionary company with innovative products
and outstanding employees," said Wolfe. "We wish him success with his future
Since 1987, KnowledgePoint (a division of CCH INCORPORATED) has been a leading
developer of knowledge-based human resource management software and Internet services. In
1999, KnowledgePoint launched HRTools.com, the most comprehensive, trusted and widely
distributed online business center helping small to mid-sized employers manage their
employees. For more information about KnowledgePoint, visit www.KnowledgePoint.com.
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