Edward G. Happ
Edward G, Happ, a resident of Fairfield, Connecticut is a senior partner and founder of HP Management Decisions Ltd. Since 1977, his professional experience includes senior management positions with leaders in the financial data and software industries.
Mr. Happ is experienced in all facets of managing financial information services and high technology business. His areas of expertise include general management with P&L responsibility, operations, product management, sales, marketing, customer service, human resources management, technical consulting, manufacturing, and both software and hardware development.
Before founding HPMD, he was Senior Vice President of Operations for Infotechnology Corporation, a $200 million information services company, where he was responsible for the integration and reorganization of operating departments for two subsidiaries.
Prior to Infotechnology he was Vice President and General Manager for Data Broadcasting Corporation a $23 million Financial News Network (FNN) subsidiary, specializing in market data to individual investors. There he was responsible for the integration of operating departments and systems for a new market data company acquisition.
During the preceding four years, he held position of Operations Director, Client Marketing Director, and Senior Product Marketing Manager for Lotus Information Network Corporation, an $18 million financial market data subsidiary of Lotus Development Corporation. There he was responsible for Customer Service, Manufacturing and Product Development.
For the prior six years, he worked for Interactive Data Corporation then a subsidiary of Chase Manhattan Bank. He began his career as an Assistant Vice President, Equity Research at the First Boston Corporation. Mr. Happ is a graduate of Drew University where he also did graduate work.
Steven P. Happ
Steven P. Happ, a resident of Memphis, Tennessee, is a senior advisor to HP Management Decisions Ltd. Since 1980, his professional experience includes senior management positions with leaders in the consumer goods industry.
Mr. Happ is experienced in all facets of managing information and administrative services, both domestically and internationally. His areas of expertise include information services, management, general administrative management, computer operations, customer service, technical consulting, and both software and hardware development.
Before joining HPMD, he was Senior Director of MIS for a $3 billion group of the Sara Lee Corporation. Working under the CIO of Sara Lee, he was responsible for the strategic MIS direction of the eight divisions within the group, coordination of inter-divisional projects, and MIS development and management for the group corporate office.
Prior to his MIS position he was Sara Lee's Corporate Director of Systems Support, an internal consulting position guiding and assisting Sara Lee divisions in MIS direction world-wide. He worked with over a dozen divisions, including The Hanes Companies, Hillshire Farm, and Sara Lee Bakery, UK.
During the preceding six years, he held the positions of Vice President of Administration, Vice President of MIS, MIS Director, and Data Processing Manager for a $200 million meat products division of the Sara Lee Corporation. Mr. Happ is a graduate of Lambuth College.
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