Level 8 Systems (Nasdaq: LVEL), a provider of eBusiness integration software, has named Ken Nielsen to its board of directors.

Nielsen has more than 15 years experience as an executive in several staffing firms, including Interim Services, which now part of the $4 billion Spherion Corporation.

Also, Nielsen is founder and chief executive officer of Nielsen Personnel, a company in the HR field.

“Ken Nielsen has grown Nielsen Personnel from startup to more than $8 million in just three years,” Tony Pizi, chairman and CEO of Level 8, said in a statement. “Ken has proven abilities as a successful entrepreneur focusing on creating lean, profitable and fast-growing companies. In addition, Ken’s executive management experience and industry contacts add considerable value to Level 8, its shareholders and customers.”

Last week, Level 8 appointed Bruce Hasenyager to its board. Hasenyager has held senior management positions at some of the companies in Level 8’s target markets, including Citibank, Merrill Lynch and Booz Allen Hamilton.

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