Bond International Software and TempBuddy have announced two key appointments to drive their global growth. Joining the company are Tony Rossi as vice president of US Sales, and Matt Lyndley as sales director for the APAC region. By bringing in experienced industry stalwarts with extensive connections and a keen understanding of the recruitment industry, the company is set to deliver its global expansion plans.
Rossi combines deep experience in account management and sales with a highly successful track record in delivering strategic growth having worked at Paychex for over 20 years. He comments: “I look forward to building relationships and developing new opportunities for Bond and TempBuddy. This is an exciting time for us following the recent announcement of our merger with Erecruit. Together we offer the industry’s most complete end-to-end staffing platform, or separate recruitment and workforce software solutions according to a staffing organisation’s needs.”
The addition of Lyndley bolsters the company’s presence and reach across the Asia Pacific region. He has first-hand recruitment experience and in using Bond’s software himself at major staffing organisations such as Adecco, Hays and Robert Half. Lyndley states, “Having seen the value Bond Adapt delivers as one of the world’s most advanced cloud-based recruitment and staffing management platforms, I am delighted to be able to showcase its capability to potential customers. With planned UI upgrades on the horizon, and TempBuddy to add into the mix, we look forward to introducing industry-leading software innovations across Australia and APAC.”
Another key strategic hire is announced with Stephanie Bledsoe appointed as Head of Customer Success, TempBuddy, to manage service delivery and project management for their expanding global client-base. With 17 years’ experience in customer success, most recently as Director of Quality Operations at Field Nation, she is now responsible for leading a team to ensure clients optimise their use of TempBuddy’s mobile-led workforce management software. Blesdoe asserts: “I’m proud to join TempBuddy; with seven awards under its belt it’s a real pioneer in contingent workforce management. My goal will be to help staffing companies get their best workers to the right place at the right time, while improving the worker and client experience.”
As a further appointment to boost the company’s inhouse design team, John Murinye brings his 10 years’ experience in branding and graphic design to the business. John says: “TempBuddy has developed a vibrant, dynamic brand that reflects its product innovation, and Bond’s strong brand equity reflects its years of deep industry expertise. I’m looking forward to enhancing their visual brand identities, voice and tone.”
Roderick Smyth, group chief strategy and product officer adds, “These key hires complement our existing team and will accelerate our global growth. Staffing companies can be confident that Bond’s software built with over 40 years’ industry expertise combined with the technological innovation of TempBuddy will offer them unrivalled competitive advantage”.
Bond International Software and TempBuddy were selected for acquisition by Symphony Technology Group (STG), who have a significant portfolio of organisations across the human capital space. In June 2016 TempBuddy and Bond announced their merger with Erecruit, the leading innovator in enterprise staffing software, VMS and onboarding solutions for large staffing firms, creating the industry’s most complete end-to-end staffing platform.