Global background screening and workforce solutions provider, HireRight has appointed Marcellus Solomon as General Manager of India, effective immediately. Marcellus has an experience of more than two decades in various leadership roles for more than 6 years of experience in the background screening.
In his previous role, he has been instrumental in developing product and service enhancements for candidates and optimizing the hiring lifecycle for employees and HR professionals by establishing innovative solutions that allowed for faster onboarding and processing. Marcellus has held a variety of leadership and sales positions in companies including Kelly Services and ManpowerGroup.
With APAC headquarters in Singapore, HireRight is increasing its business in India and looks at it as a crucial market.
Guy Abramo, President and CEO shared, “India is developing into a truly global hub for multinational hiring across all functions, and continues to be an important market for us.”
With a strong focus on India, the company is delighted to have Marcellus on board. Speaking on his appointment, Abramo added, “With his deep in-market understanding and expertise in customer experience, we are confident that Marcellus will further strengthen our presence in this highly competitive market as we explore more opportunities for growth within the region.”
While employee screening has always been a crucial element in hiring new talent, its importance has increased with time. Marcellus Solomon, the new General Manager, India, HireRight said, “India has tremendous potential as a global powerhouse, and I look forward to contributing to the company’s growth in the country by establishing an optimized and effective service delivery model to expand our footprint.”
HireRight had recently also announced the launch of HireRight Global, the industry’s first truly global background screening solution. With headquarters in different countries from Singapore, Hong Kong to the United States and Canada, HireRight is working towards helping organizations of all sizes and locations efficiently implement, utilize and refine their background screening programs.
Marcellus’ immense experience, strong understanding and knowledge of the local market will play a crucial role in mapping out HireRight’s development and growth across India. But the global firm also competes with other players in the India market like Bangalore-based digital background verification startup BetterPlace and an established name like TeamLease Services.