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CIC Plus Appoints New Vice President of Client Success

Skokie, Ill. – October 24, 2016 – CIC Plus, an industry leader in employer compliance management, announced today that James Freshwater has joined the company as vice president of client success. Freshwater, a seasoned executive specializing in running global, client-facing teams, will serve on the CIC Plus executive leadership team.


Freshwater will be responsible for managing every element of the client journey at CIC Plus—including initial implementation, support, ongoing relationship management and future service and product enhancements. CIC Plus serves more than 675 clients, including half of the Fortune 100.


“Client success continues to be the bedrock of CIC Plus and is at the heart of the value we provide to our clients,” said Jeff Cohen, president of CIC Plus. “With his extensive experience, James will ensure that we deliver exceptional client service, while we continue to grow our business and support the changing employer compliance needs of our clients.”


Freshwater brings more than 15 years of strong leadership in delivering relationship-driven, client-focused results. Most recently, he served as vice president of customer relationships at Michigan-based WorkForce Software. Previously he served in several executive roles, including president of the Americas, at UK-based workforce management vendor Workplace Systems, where he opened the company’s first U.S. office and led U.S. operations.


“I am excited to be joining CIC Plus at a time when we have seen such significant growth in our client base due to our ability to meet employers’ evolving compliance needs— most recently with our ACA reporting services,” Freshwater said. “I look forward to working with our team to ensure we are delivering client delight and exceptional value with every interaction we have with our clients.”