Oliver Wright new Director Multi Country Services SD Worx

Oliver Wright has been appointed as the new Director Multi Country Services at HR service provider SD Worx. In this function, he is responsible for delivering international employment services and for the Payroll Services Alliances. The extensive experience Oliver has in international alliances and contract management will help SD Worx to further focus on its international growth as a global HR services provider.  

Oliver Wright joined SD Worx in April 2015 as International Alliances Manager, seeking and managing new international partnerships, and moved on to his current function as Director Multi Country Services in order to focus even more on international growth and expansion of SD Worx’s global capabilities.

Oliver Wright:

I’m very excited with my new role as Director Multi Country Services. Our goal is to simplify the payroll complexity for international businesses by offering a single contract and point-of-contact. Our customers can benefit from our high quality payroll solutions and expertise, in a multi-country offering that reaches from Europe to the US and Canada. I’m looking forward to use my business experience to further deploy SD Worx’s international strategy.

International strategy

Steven Van Hoorebeke, CEO SD Worx:

We’re very pleased to welcome Oliver Wright as our new Director Multi Country Services. His track record in different international companies is a real asset to our international strategy. His experience with international stakeholder development, management of global delivery teams and international contract fulfillment will come in handy to develop the international growth strategy of SD Worx. In August 2015, we have welcomed Ceridian in the Payroll Services Alliance. The appointment of Oliver as Director Multi Country Services is a next important step for us.

Oliver Wright (53) is a British national and obtained his first work experience as a Corporate Account Manager at Borland Software, where he was responsible for the key Oil & Gas clients in the UK. Afterwards, he moved on to being a Business Sector Manager at Novell Networks in the UK and moved to Belgium in 1998 to become a Director at Telexis Telecom before starting a 10 year career at Staples Advantage. During his career at Staples, he gained a lot of experience in the fields of international client management, management of international business projects working with direct and indirect sales channels.

About SD Worx

SD Worx delivers a full range of quality services in the areas of Payroll, HR and Tax & Legal in EMEA, the Americas and Canada, with more than 2,000 staff serving more than 54,000 clients, offering salary calculations, training, HR research, social-legal, tax and HR-related consultancy services, specialist software for personnel departments and on-site support.

SD Worx calculates about 1,35 million salaries each month, whilst running its own offices in Amsterdam, Antwerp (HQ), Berlin, Breda, Brussels, Frankfurt, Ghent, Hasselt, Kortrijk, Louvain-La-Neuve, Luxembourg, Liège and Paris. SD Worx is a co-founder of the Payroll Services Alliance whose members jointly handle 30 million salary calculations.

More information: www.sdworx.com

About the Payroll Services Alliance

The Payroll Services Alliance was set up by SD Worx, Aditro and their partner companies, to provide the first pan-European payroll solution which can deliver a consistent level of service across countries. In 2015, US based HR provider Ceridian joined the Payroll Services Alliance. Ceridian’s international service delivery model includes the US and Canada and now expands the Payroll Services Alliance service offerings to those geographies.

All the members of the Alliance are leading payroll service companies in their home markets. They service 120.000 clients with over 30 million employees. Together, the partners have a revenue of 1.500 million euros.

Its members are: Aditro (Northern Europe); Ceridian (US, Canada, UK); Cintra (UK and Ireland); Elanor (Central and Eastern Europe); SD Worx (Western Europe); Seresco (Southern Europe); Trianon (Switzerland).

More information: www.payrollservicesalliance.com


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Pieter Goetgebuer Press Officer, SD Worx
About SD Worx

As a leading European payroll and HR services provider, SD Worx provides a wide range of solutions to customers worldwide including payroll and HR, legal support, training, automation, consulting and outsourcing. Today, more than 63,000 large and small organisations across the globe rely on the more than 70 years of expertise that SD Worx has acquired.

SD Worx’s 3,900 employees operate in ten countries made up of Belgium (HQ), Austria, France, Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, Mauritius, the Netherlands, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. SD Worx calculates salaries for about 4.25 million employees and recorded in 2016 a turnover of €397 million. SD Worx is the co-founder of the Payroll Services Alliance, a global strategic network of leading payroll companies whose members jointly handle 32 million salary calculations.

More information: www.sdworx.com