LONDON, UK 10 April 2013 – HireRight, a global leader in background screening, has appointed Steve Girdler as Managing Director of EMEA. Based in London, Girdler will report to HireRight’s Senior Managing Director, EMEA and APAC, Dan Shoemaker.
Girdler will oversee all HireRight operations in EMEA, with employees in the UK, Poland, Spain and Estonia, as well as a strong and growing client base. He will draw on his extensive leadership experience and knowledge of the recruitment and outsourcing market to help HireRight take advantage of changing market conditions and opportunities.
Girdler brings to the role a rich background that includes executive management, business development, marketing and product development expertise in the recruiting, HR solutions and professional services industries.
Prior to joining HireRight, Girdler served as Director of London 2012 for Adecco, and managed the company’s high profile London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games contract and sponsorship. In addition, he has held senior leadership roles with Kelly Services, KPMG, and Gabem Management.
“We have served the UK and EMEA market for over 20 years and it continues to be a strategic focus for us as part of our overall growth strategy,” said Mike Petrullo, President and CEO, HireRight. “Steve brings strong credentials as a proven marketer and business leader in the recruiting and HR services market to lead our next phase of growth.”
“The next two years will be critical for us as we launch new products and services as well as enhancements to our technology platform,” comments Dan Shoemaker. “Steve is joining the business at the right time to not only lead these efforts but also to continue to build the HireRight brand in the region.”
HireRight is a leading provider of on-demand employment background screening that helps employers automate, manage and control screening and related programs. Many companies, including more than one-third of the Fortune 500, trust HireRight because the company delivers customer-focused solutions that provide greater efficiency and faster results. HireRight, Inc. is an Altegrity company with worldwide headquarters located in Irvine, California and offices and affiliates around the globe. For more information, visit the company’s web site at www.hireright.com.
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