Bant Breen has joined Harte Hanks Inc. as CEO of the company, effective Jan. 4.
Additionally, the company promoted Andrew Harrison to president and COO, according to a Jan. 4 news release. The appointments concluded a transitional phase that saw the creation of an interim Office of the CEO in September 2018.
Breen has been a member of Harte Hanks' board since June 2018. Breen recently was founder, chairman and CEO of Qnary LLC, an executive advocacy technology platform company. Breen succeeded Karen Puckett, who stepped down as president and CEO of the company in August 2018.
Harrison, who has been with Harte Hanks for more than 20 years, recently as a member of the temporary Office of the CEO. Before that, Harrison was executive vice president and chief human resources officer of Harte Hanks.
Harte Hanks is a global marketing services firm specializing in multichannel marketing services.