- Will guide erecruit's expansion into international staffing markets
BOSTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- erecruit, the emerging leader in enterprise staffing software and vendor management systems (VMS) for large staffing firms, today announced the appointment of Roeland Van Dessel to the newly-created role of EVP & Managing Director EMEA & APAC. In this role, Roeland will lead erecruit's international operations and build lasting and mutually beneficial customer and partner relationships globally.
"As an executive in the IT and staffing industries for the past 20 years, I've seen my fair share of technology firms and none are like erecruit," said Roeland Van Dessel, EVP & Managing Director EMEA & APAC for erecruit. "Not only does erecruit bring a full portfolio of staffing, temporary labor and consultancy business tools to the industry, but for the first time in my life, I can say there is a complete end-to-end staffing software solution and VMS that integrates seamlessly with the leading back-office, payroll, job posting and social media providers. I was immediately drawn to erecruit's devotion to client success and providing the best products and services in the industry. I am thrilled to join such a talented team and lead its global rollout."
Roeland has extensive global executive experience at Oracle, where he worked with the largest global staffing and consulting companies on BPO, RPO and strategy initiatives. He is best known throughout the staffing industry for his work at Adecco and Allegis Group in Sales, Business Development and General Management. While in these functions, Roeland participated in and was responsible for multiple global acquisitions. As erecruit's EVP & Managing Director EMEA & APAC, Roeland will drive the expansion of erecruit globally. The recent $25 million minority investment from North Bridge Growth Equity in erecruit will further accelerate the business' growth momentum.
"erecruit has experienced rapid growth over the past few years. To continue our success and provide even better solutions and services for our clients, we are committed to building a strong international team of experts with deep experience in staffing and enterprise software to support our clients," said Judd Hoffman, Co-CEO of erecruit. "I am delighted to have Roeland join our team and I am confident that under his leadership we will experience continued growth abroad."
erecruit is the emerging leader in enterprise software and VMS designed for staffing firms. erecruit uses modern, standards-based technologies to provide a highly scalable and configurable solution that allows today's best firms to put their clients, candidates and vendors at the heart of their businesses. To learn more, visit www.erecruit.com.