Orion International Announces Acquisition of Novotus

Military Talent Firm Combines with Leading RPO Provider

Orion and Novotus - Stronger Together

January 25, 2016 (Raleigh, NC & Austin, TX) - Orion ICS, LLC (Orion International), the nation's largest military talent acquisition firm, announced today that it has acquired Novotus, a leading provider of Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) and Recruiting Services.

"Orion has spent 25 years establishing ourselves as the market leader in Military Recruiting. With the acquisition of Novotus, we unite the nation's top Military Talent Firm with a top, award-winning RPO firm," said Mike Starich, Chief Executive Officer of Orion. "This powerful combination will enable each company to leverage the strengths of the other, and provide greater impact and opportunity for both our customers and candidates."

Following the acquisition, Novotus will be led by President Cory Kruse. "We are very excited to leverage Orion's sales engine to fuel our growth, offer a legitimate and highly potent military talent offering to our customers, and to offer end-market diversity and scale to Orion's growth."

Founded in 2002, Novotus is an established full service recruiting organization and leader in RPO. Based in Austin, TX, Novotus was recognized as the number one ranked Mid-Market RPO Provider by HRO Today in 2014, and member of the Baker's Dozen in the Enterprise category in 2015.

"Orion International is the largest military talent firm in the country combining forces with one of the leading RPO firms," explained Elliot Clark, CEO of SharedXpertise Media LLC, publisher of HRO Today Magazine. He continued, "It will be a unique and valuable offering for companies seeking RPO with a tried and true military talent component."

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