Globalization Partners Lauded as Global Professional Employer Organization of the Year

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Globalization Partners Beat Out Top Competitors in the Only Award Program Dedicated to Global Payroll Professionals 

 Boston—June 9, 2017Globalization Partners, a global PEO and employer of record firm that helps companies expand internationally, today announced it was named the Professional Employer Organization of the Year in the Global Payroll Awards. The company took home top honors at an awards ceremony held last night in Amsterdam, beating out a formidable group of finalists including Papaya Global and Safeguard World International, among others. Globalization Partners’ David Hughson, national director of business development, accepted the award on the company’s behalf.

Organized by the Global Payroll Association, the Global Payroll Awards are the only awards in the world for professionals involved in global payroll, celebrating the technical excellence and professional development amongst companies and their payroll teams operating internationally. Winners were selected following a thorough evaluation of an elected judging panel made up of experts in the fields of international payroll, business and expansion.

With PEO services in more than 170 countries, Globalization Partners empowers companies to quickly and easily expand globally without needing to incorporate in a given country. Using a mix of high-touch services and proprietary technology, Globalization Partners streamlines administrative tasks across borders and time zones, manages the legalities and compliance issues and takes on all of the associated risk. The company boasts a net promoter score of 92 and counts both enterprise organizations and high-growth startups among its customer base.

“From cut-throat competitive environments, to ever-changing regulatory changes, the challenges of hiring abroad continue to grow more complex, which makes the roles of global PEO firms more important than ever,” said Nicole Sahin, CEO of Globalization Partners. “It is a tremendous honor to be recognized as the absolute best in the world at this job by a team of judges who understand the needs of the industry better than anyone. We love what we do every day and it shows not only in our customer retention rates, but also when we win awards like this.”

Now in its second year, the Global Payroll Awards also honored leading companies in categories such as Payroll Consultant of the Year, In-Country Payroll Provider of the Year and Payroll Software Supplier of the Year. To learn more about the entire program, visit For more about Globalization Partners’ award-winning services, visit 

Founded with the goal of making it easy to hire employees in other countries while minimizing the legal, HR and tax red tape that companies typically encounter, Globalization Partners empowers companies to hire the most talented people in more than 170 countries without first incorporating in each country. Using tailored International PEO Services and our Global Employer of Record Platform, we minimize the risk of global expansion and enable fast entry into new markets. Less risk. More reward. Streamlined Global Employment.