Global Payroll Veteran Eric Lavalette Joins SafeGuard World International

Global Payroll Veteran Eric Lavalette Joins SafeGuard World International 
RALEIGH, NC -- (Marketwired) -- 04/10/13 --  SafeGuard World
International (SGWI), a leading provider of global managed payroll
and global employment outsourcing, is delighted to announce that
another global payroll veteran, Eric Lavalette, has joined the
SafeGuard World International team as VP, Global Implementation. 
Lavalette has over 18 years of experience in the HR and payroll
industry as an executive level HR manager with strong execution in
global HR projects, process design and HRIS implementations. For half
of his career, Lavalette was with the Visteon Corporation which he
joined from Ford Motor Company as part of Visteon's divestiture from
During his tenures, he served as the European HR/Payroll Project
Manager for the Ford HR Services Separation where he managed a
five-country PeopleSoft HR, timekeeping & payroll implementation
across Europe. For the past two years, Lavalette has been with The
Hackett Group's Global HR Transformation Practice.  
While at The Hackett Group, Lavalette consulted to large
multinational companies (including top Fortune 100 companies),
designed global HR Technology strategies, implemented Performance
Management solutions and streamlined HR service delivery. Immediately
prior to joining SGWI, he was instrumental in helping a global US
spin-off venture implement Workday(R) HRMS, a leader in
enterprise-class, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions for managing
global businesses. 
Lavalette's client side perspective of working with service providers
using an In-Country Partner model will be an invaluable contribution
to SGWI's managed payroll approach during its continued growth
towards a path of service delivery excellence. In his new role,
Lavalette is overseeing SGWI's global implementation team. 
Bjorn Reynolds, Founder & CEO of SGWI, remarked, "Eric Lavalette is
another industry leader who has opted to join the SGWI team, a
testament to the caliber of talent we are bringing in to SGWI. We
have made it our mission to attract people who are not only the
industry's best, but also a good fit for our company culture and
values. A key part of our growth has included the development of an
Employer Brand of Choice strategy; enabling us to pull from a pool of
talented industry professionals who are keen to join our journey. In
Eric, we recognized his passion and experience in multinational
payroll, and he recognized our commitment to becoming the principle
payroll provider worldwide. This makes us perfect journey
About SafeGuard World International --
SafeGuard World International (SGWI) provides Global Managed Payroll
and Global Employment Outsourcing solutions to clients such as
FedEx(R), Dow Jones, Skype(TM) and P&O Ferries, and was recognized by
Gartner Research as "the young, aggressive disrupter in the market."
SGWI supports companies of all sizes, with small or large employee
populations, in mature and emerging international markets. For more
information, call Chris Draeger at 1 (919) 672 7028 or visit 
Chris Draeger 
1 (919) 672 7028 
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