Acrede, a leading global Payroll and HR service provider, is proud to announce the addition of Rob Maude and Julian Spencer to the team. Rob has joined as the Group Chief Operations Officer (COO) and his role includes relationship building with clients from transition to delivery phase. Julian Spencer has taken the position of Finance Director and his responsibilities include leading and guiding the team to future levels of financial growth.
Rob brings more than 18 years of experience from the beverage industry. He has worked for Bass Brewers, Britvic Soft Drinks and latterly with Molson Coors Brewing Company. His extensive drive and passion for strong Relationship Management will surely be a great asset for Acrede and its clients.
Julian has over 20 years of experience in all the different aspects of company finance. He recently led the finance department of a major Internet retailer, which expanded to become the leading seller of online DVDs, Music and Games. His extensive charted management experience will prove to assist Acrede with its continued growth.
Acrede Group CEO Karen Paterson says, “I am delighted to welcome Rob and Julian to our executive team. Their joint experience in different sectors, combining Rob’s background with a major PLC and Julian’s background in e-commerce with a high growth tech company, is an asset to the business and underpins Acrede’s expansion worldwide.”
Rob shares, “I am extremely excited to be joining Acrede at a time when they are positioned for growth. The Acrede solution has a unique and attractive proposition for organizations that have payroll complexities across many countries. In my role as COO, my focus will be to ensure flawless execution both in transition to and delivery of the Acrede solution, to its clients and also with ongoing support. It is key to have outstanding relationships with all our clients, looking to create and add value to their respective businesses.”
Julian adds, “I am delighted to join the Acrede family at a really exciting time for the group. We have an amazing product and a great team and I am looking forward to guiding the group through this next high growth phase.”