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Industry developments from the global payroll vendor and research community.

Global Upside Expands International Presence

Global Upside, a provider of incorporation, global professional employer organization (PEO), employer of record (EOR), HR, payroll, accounting, and compliance services in more than 170 countries, has announced new office openings in São Paulo, Brazil; Manila, the Philippines; and Frankfurt, Germany.

The new office openings, according to the company, significantly boost the company’s presence in the Asia-Pacific (APAC), Latin America (LATAM), and Europe regions alongside international offices in India, Australia, France, Spain, and the U.K. Global Upside now has more than 20 offices spread over nine countries. Global Upside is looking to increase staff by at least 30% across all offices in the next year.

“These offices represent our strategic operations growth across the regions of LATAM and South East Asia that are trending in response to various growth factors,” said Gita Bhargava, Global Upside’s Co-Founder and COO. “Together, these offices will enable us to establish a stronger, more cohesive service network and further strengthen our client service delivery.”

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Tricor Welcomes New Group Chief Technology Officer

Tricor Group (Tricor), an Asian business expansion specialist providing integrated business, corporate, human resources, payroll, and more, announced the appointment of Tim Leung as Group Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Tricor operates in 21 countries and jurisdictions with more than 2,700 associates globally.

According to the company, Leung will be responsible for advancing Tricor’s internal technology platform and building on the ecosystem of partners to enable competitive and advanced technology adoption. Leung has applied his diverse technology expertise in artificial intelligence (AI), internet services, and cloud to drive business growth in fintech, insurtech, and professional services.

“Under Tim’s leadership, Tricor is well-positioned to continuously innovate, create value, and improve client experiences,” said Tricor CEO Lennard Yong. “Through strategic investment and structured deployment of technology, Tricor will bolster its role as the leading business expansion firm in Asia Pacific.”

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NelsonHall Names ADP a Leader for 7th Year

Industry analyst firm NelsonHall has positioned ADP as a Leader in its Payroll Services NEAT Assessment. ADP has been identified as a Leader in digital payroll capability, multi-country capability, and Asia Pacific presence and capability.

The NelsonHall Payroll Services NEAT Assessment is based on rigorous research and analysis of vendor performance on their ability to deliver immediate benefit and meet future client requirements.

NelsonHall recognized ADP for its significant global footprint in providing payroll and HCM solutions to nearly 37 million employees globally. According to the company, ADP’s global payroll services, which unify ADP GlobalView Payroll and ADP Celergo, drove its position as a leader in multi-country capability and Asia Pacific presence capability.

“We’re honored to receive such a high recognition from NelsonHall for our payroll innovation,” said Don Weinstein, Corporate Vice President of Global Product and Technology at ADP. “The past year has underscored the importance of business resiliency and continuity and the role digital transformation plays in strengthening a business’ footing for the future.”

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