On Assignment, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASGN), a leading global provider of diversified professional staffing solutions, recently announced the promotion of Michael J. McGowan to Chief Operating Officer. McGowan will continue to lead Oxford Global Resources, On Assignment’s IT and Engineering Division, headquartered in Beverly, MA, as division president. As chief operating officer, he will also have four additional On Assignment divisions reporting to him: Life Sciences, Allied Healthcare, Nurse Travel, and Physician. McGowan will continue reporting to Peter Dameris, President and CEO of On Assignment.
Michael McGowan newly appointed COO of On Assignment (Photo: Business Wire)“We are fortunate to have a proven, respected, and esteemed leader like Michael as part of our management team,” said Dameris. “Since becoming part of the On Assignment senior leadership team five years ago, Michael has done an excellent job leading Oxford Global Resources, and has gained the respect of his peers, shareholders, and our Board of Directors. As COO, Michael will bring his strong leadership qualities, business expertise and keen insight to On Assignment’s legacy lines of business.” McGowan has more than 30 years of executive management experience. He joined Oxford Global Resources in 1997 as chief operating officer and has served as president of Oxford since 1998. Prior to his roles at Oxford and On Assignment, McGowan was senior vice president and general manager for Kelly Services’ Middle Markets Division. Prior to that, he was vice president and general manager for The MEDSTAT Group, a healthcare information firm, and before that he held increasingly senior positions during his long tenure at Automatic Data Processing (ADP). The Company also announced the promotion of James Jandl to Executive Vice President, Oxford Global Resources. In his new role, Jandl will lead Oxford’s corporate activities, including accounting and finance, legal, and marketing, while continuing to oversee Oxford’s human resources department from the company’s headquarters in Beverly, MA. Jandl will continue reporting to Michael J. McGowan, Chief Operating Officer, On Assignment and President, Oxford Global Resources.