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HRBoss, an Asian-based software-as-a-service (Saas) provider for the HR and recruitment industry, announced the appointment of Craig Cook to the position of Chief Information Officer. The appointment is part of HRBoss’ strategy to establish themselves as a prominent leader of HR & Recruitment solutions in Asia.
Bernie Schiemer, CEO and Founder of HRBoss, commented: “We believe in employing the best people to power and grow HRBoss. We are extremely pleased to welcome Craig to the HRBoss family. It is without a doubt that his talent and expertise will strengthen our leadership in the software industry arena, streamlining our business and leading HRBoss to provide enhanced IT infrastructure and products to our customers.”
Mr Cook moves to HRBoss having spent 14 years working at Microsoft. When asked why he decided to take on his new role as CIO with HRBoss, Mr Cook responded, “Having worked in the Video Game industry for a large portion of my career, I have transitioned with trends from consumer boxed products to online services. It became obvious to me that my expertise and knowledge from large real-time performant systems was highly relevant to other industries too. With first-hand experience developing multiple start-ups in Asia, I wanted to continue working in Asia’s start-up scene. I’m thrilled to join Bernie and his team in driving the HRBoss vision.”
HRBoss was founded in 2011 and currently has offices in seven countries; Singapore, Japan, Vietnam, Indonesia, China, Malaysia, and Hong Kong.