Chally Group Worldwide Promotes COO to CEO

Dayton, Ohio — May 9

Chally Group Worldwide, a talent analytics consulting firm, announced its promotion of Kenneth W. Carroll from president and COO to CEO. Co-founder and former CEO Howard P. Stevens will remain in his role of chairman of the board of directors.

The move is part of the company’s long-term succession management strategy. After more than 38 years building Chally — formerly HRChally — co-founders and principals Howard and Sarah Stevens plan to turn their attention to other initiatives, including the Sales Education Foundation.

Carroll joined Chally in April 2008 after working with the organization for many years as a management consultant. He has industry expertise in senior-level financial, information technology and general management positions, with a focus on defining strategic direction and leading organizational change initiatives.

Prior, Carroll held executive-level positions in Fortune 500 manufacturing and distribution organizations and served as an interim executive in a variety of roles and companies leading transformational change initiatives and merger/acquisition assignments as president of his independent management consulting firm.

Chally is privately held and headquartered in Dayton, Ohio.

Source: Chally Group Worldwide