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SilkRoad technology Expands Global Footprint in Asia Pacific Region with Senior Executive Appointments
Recent Funding Empowers Market Growth in Singapore and Australia
Sep 08 2008
Winston-Salem, N.C. – (September 8, 2008) – SilkRoad technology, inc., the leading provider of talent management solutions, announced today that the firm has expanded their global operations naming Peter Earnshaw Managing Director, Asia and Nicholas Roi as Managing Director, Australia. In addition, the firm is opening offices to support direct sales and marketing efforts in Singapore and Sydney, Australia. SilkRoad announced a $54 million dollar investment round earlier this year to build out operations that capitalize on the increasing global market demand for talent management solutions.
“I am pleased to announce that SilkRoad is delivering on our promise to investors to expand our operations and infrastructure to support our expanding client base worldwide,” said Andrew J. “Flip” Filipowski, Executive Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, SilkRoad technology. “The addition of Peter Earnshaw and Nicholas Roi ensures that our customers in the Asia Pacific region will receive outstanding customer service and enjoy solutions that enable them to recruit and retain the best talent.”
With over ten years experience in technology and software, Earnshaw is based in Singapore and will lead the overall sales and marketing efforts for the Asia-Pacific region. Prior to joining SilkRoad technology, he was the Asia Pacific Director for Vurv Technology, which he launched in 2005. During his tenure, he built Vurv’s client base to include Singapore Airlines, HSBC, MGM Macau and Coca Cola Amatil until it was sold to Taleo in 2008. His previous roles include Business Development Manager for an Australian e-recruitment software provider responsible for key clients such as AirNZ, Mallesons and Woolworths.
Based in Sydney, Roi will lead the Australian sales and marketing efforts. He brings a deep knowledge of enterprise software with experience in the HR/Talent Management Software space gained during his time at Vurv as the Australian sales director. Roi’s team in Australia will report to Earnshaw, reprising the successful partnership Roi and Earnshaw enjoyed at Vurv.
About SilkRoad technology, inc.
SilkRoad technology, inc. provides software as a service (SaaS) solutions that significantly improve the talent within its more than 800 customers across the globe. Through SilkRoad’s Life SuiteTM, an integrated talent management solution, companies are able to hire better employees, identify high and low performers, drive a pay-for-performance culture and improve employee tenure. The SilkRoad Life Suite solution set includes OpenHireTM for recruiting management, RedCarpetTM for employee onboarding and life events, WingSpanTM for flexible employee performance management, GreenLightTM for compensation management, and EpriseTM for employee intranets and content management.
SilkRoad technology is headquartered in Winston-Salem, NC with offices in Bedford, MA; Chicago, IL; West Long Branch, NJ; and Hamburg, Germany. More information is available on the Web at www.silkroad.com or by phone: U.S. toll free at 866-329-3363 or internationally at +1-336-201-5100.