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HireRight Continues Global Expansion with New Office in Dubai

Growing demand for services in the Middle East drives growth for background verification firm

IRVINE, Calif., July 13, 2016 – HireRight, a leading provider of global background verifications and services, today announced the next step in its continued global expansion with the opening of a new office in Dubai. The new regional hub will enable HireRight to better serve its global customer base while also satisfying the demand for global background verification products in the expanding Middle Eastern market.

“Our new Dubai location extends HireRight’s capacity to service our expanding multi-national client base in the Middle East and North Africa as our global growth trajectory continues to accelerate,” said John Fennelly, chief executive officer, HireRight. “Establishing a hub in this expanding market fills a need for our large financial services and energy related customers while giving us the ability to enter a growing regional market that has been under served.”

As the workforce becomes more geographically mobile and diverse, employers are under increasing pressure to establish policies and procedures to verify candidate history and experience, especially as immigration and global recruitment grows. With 65 percent of surveyed employers reporting that they rely upon a global screening policy[1], HireRight’s expansion in Dubai will support screening the types of workers expected to make up a large portion of the workforce in years to come.

With its new office in Dubai, and an established presence in the oil and gas, technology and financial services industries, HireRight will extend its ability to offer leading pre-employment background verification services to employers throughout the region and beyond. Due to the rapid growth of its client base in the Middle East, HireRight will use the office as a base for regional operations and continue to build partnerships in the Middle East.

About HireRight

HireRight delivers global background checks, drug testing and employment verification services through an innovative platform to help companies hire the right candidates, so they can grow successfully, and efficiently — no matter their size or where they operate. HireRight offers a comprehensive screening solution that can be tailored to the unique needs of the organization, giving enterprises peace of mind about their people and processes. HireRight’s platform can be integrated with existing HR platforms, making it easy to use and giving candidates the best possible experience. HireRight is headquartered in Irvine, CA, with offices across the globe. www.HireRight.com.

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[1] http://www.hireright.com/benchmarking