FastTrack announces new hires for UK office

Published: August 3, 2017

FastTrack hires first UK employees to drive UK expansion.

FastTrack, leading supplier of recruitment software in Asia-Pacific, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Stephen Blackmore to the role of UK Country Manager, and Ms. Miriam Cox in the role of Business Analyst to join the newly launched UK FastTrack office.

With a 24+ year heritage of building quality software for the recruitment and staffing industry, FastTrack brings the powerful and innovative payroll/billing FastTrack360 platform to the UK market ready for with deep integrations into market leading CRM solutions.

Says David Page, FastTrack CEO, “we have been strongly encouraged to bring our technology to this large market where innovative and proven end-to-end cloud based solutions for enterprise level agencies is still not widely available. We are excited that after an extensive search and interview process we have been able to find two highly experienced professionals to kick off our new office and I am very confident that they will be key in driving FastTrack’s success in the UK”.

Stephen Blackmore previously served in senior business development roles for several leading HR technology companies, including Daxtra Technologies, Work Place systems, and First Choice Software. Stephen’s strong background in recruitment software and insight into what UK recruiters want will be vital in the execution of FastTrack’s strategy for the UK market.

Miriam joins FastTrack with 24 years of experience in the payroll and recruitment industry, including the design and development of software for this market. Miriam says, “FastTrack360 was designed to cater for the incredibly complex Australian legislative environment, so is more than capable of handling UK requirements. It’s inevitable that FastTrack360 will bring value to UK recruiters that they have not yet seen.”

Says Page, “working closely with leading CRM suppliers, via our open API architecture we will be offering a rich and seamless technology solution to better help agencies streamline their workflows, benefit from economies of scale, and get ahead of the competition. FastTrack360 is truly unique in that its middle and back office functionality is developed in-house as a single system. When tightly integrated with market leading CRM providers FastTrack360 brings all the security, ease of use and cost-saving benefits of a single solution that manages everything from recruitment all the way to payment into the candidate’s bank account.”

Stephen and Miriam have both recently spent extensive time in Australia working closely with the global head office team to help bring FastTrack360 to the UK.

David Page, CEO, added “It’s an exciting time for Stephen and Miriam to join the FastTrack family as the business experiences accelerating growth both home and abroad, through a continuous drive to bring value to the recruitment industry”.

“We will be exhibiting at the Recruitment Agency Expo in Birmingham on October 4th and 5th, so would love to see anyone interested in taking their agency to the next level”

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