Harte Hanks Announces New Position and Appointment of Chief Human Resources Officer

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NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Nov 20, 2013) - Harte Hanks (NYSE: HHS) today announced Gavin Pommernelle has been appointed as Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer effective December 2, 2013.

Harte Hanks' CEO, Robert Philpott, said, "Gavin brings to us his exceptional leadership development skills and the ability to contribute at both the business and functional level. He has a record of combining these to create an environment for both talent and business growth."

Mr. Pommernelle is the founder of Talent Driven Value LLC, an international human resource consultancy focusing on leadership development, executive coaching and talent strategies. Prior to this he was Global Human Resources Director of Synovate, a global market research firm. As a member of its executive leadership team, he was a key contributor to Synovate's record growth and profitability through leadership development, acquisitions, startups and process improvement. He left Synovate after its 2011 sale to Ipsos SA (PSE: IPS).

Originally from South Africa and having lived in Germany, Hong Kong, United Kingdom and the United States, Mr. Pommernelle has over 20 years of global experience in executive leadership roles, managing Human Resource functions and creating an environment for talented people to flourish.

"Harte Hanks provides marketing services to exceptional brands worldwide through highly talented people who are passionate about supporting their clients' success. I'm excited to have the opportunity to share my experience and skills as part of the leadership team taking this business forward," commented Mr. Pommernelle.

About Harte Hanks:
Harte Hanks is one of the world's leading, insight-driven multi-channel marketing organizations, delivering impactful business results for some of the world's best-known brands. Through strategic agencies and our core marketing services, we develop integrated solutions that connect brands with prospects and customers, moving them beyond awareness to transactions and brand loyalty. Visit the Harte Hanks website at http://HarteHanks.com or call (800) 456-9748.

As used herein, "Harte Hanks" refers to Harte-Hanks, Inc. Harte Hanks' logo and name are trademarks of Harte Hanks, and all other brand names or trademarks belong to their respective owners.

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