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The Planet Group’s Chief Human Resources Officer and General Counsel, Marni Helfand, Named to SIA’s Global Power 150 – Women in Staffing List

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA (November 16, 2022) — Marni Helfand, Chief Human Resources Officer and General Counsel for The Planet Group, has been named by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA), the global advisor on staffing and workforce solutions, as one of the Global Power 150 – Women in Staffing for 2022. In its eighth year, this annual list recognizes women for their excellence as leaders and influencers in the global talent marketplace.Marni Helfand

As General Counsel and Chief HR Officer, Marni is making a difference at Planet. Marni has been at the forefront of the legal due diligence and subsequent integration of the company’s acquisitions, which number more than 10 deals over the last four years. She has been essential to the company’s extraordinary growth without losing sight of her commitment to good corporate citizenship, DEI, and employee engagement.

SIA’s Global Power 150 list is not a ranking but a way to recognize women in leadership positions and to increase visibility for the important contributions women have made across the industry. Women on this list include CEOs, entrepreneurs, division heads, technologists, attorneys, and more. This year’s honorees are navigating, adapting, and innovating in a new world of work. They exemplify strength and leadership in the staffing industry.

About Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA)

Founded in 1989, SIA is the global advisor on staffing and workforce solutions. Their proprietary research covers all categories of employed and non-employed work including temporary staffing, independent contracting and other types of contingent labor. SIA’s independent and objective analysis provides insights into the services and suppliers operating in the workforce solutions ecosystem including staffing firms, managed service providers, recruitment process outsourcers, payrolling / compliance firms and talent acquisition technology specialists such as vendor management systems, online staffing platforms, crowdsourcing and online work services. As a division of the international business media company, Crain Communications Inc., SIA is headquartered in Mountain View, California, with offices in London, England. Learn more at


The Planet Group, a portfolio company of Odyssey Investment Partners, consists of a group of related global consulting organizations and renowned staffing brands and has been purposefully built to address the professional services needs of leading companies in the Technology, Diversified Energy & Engineering, Accounting & Finance, Human Resources, Healthcare and Digital Marketing areas. The company was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois with offices throughout the US, Europe, South America and Asia.


Odyssey Investment Partners, with offices in New York and Los Angeles, is a leading private equity investment firm with more than a 25-year history of partnering with skilled managers to transform middle-market companies into more efficient and diversified businesses with strong growth profiles. Odyssey makes majority-controlled investments in industries with a long-term positive outlook and favorable secular trends. For further information about Odyssey, please visit

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