Jena Compton To Head Acxiom Human Resources

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Acxiom Corp. announced the appointment of Jena Compton as senior vice president of human resources, worldwide.

Compton joined Acxiom in 2000.

She most recently served as the company’s vice president of human resources and director of employment compliance.

She graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Arkansas and with high honors from its School of Law. She replaces Cindy Childers, who retired after 27 years of service to the company.

“Talent is to organizations what data is to marketing; they’re both like air, essential to keeping business alive and growing, and keeping customers happy,” said Acxiom CEO Scott Howe. “Jena’s knowledge and experience will help us continue to advance our worldwide employee development and recruiting efforts.”

“People create the great ideas that drive business forward,” said Compton. “We will continue to embrace dynamic, diverse talents that build great products, innovative client solutions and rewarding career opportunities.”