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Globalization Partners CEO Nicole Sahin Wins Global Business Excellence Award For Entrepreneurship



Boston, MA – April 17, 2018– Globalization Partners, a Global Employer of Record that helps companies expand into more than 170 countries without the hassle of setting up overseas branch offices and subsidiaries, today announced that CEO Nicole Sahin was named the winner of the Outstanding Entrepreneur category at the 2018 Global Business Excellence Awards.

Through this award, Sahin is recognized for her impressive leadership and innovative entrepreneurship. Under her direction in 2017, Globalization Partners achieved a month-to-month revenue growth rate of 150% in the first two quarters and an overall 3-year growth rate of 1,616%. On top of that, the company doubled its headcount, including the addition of global employees, and moved into a brand new U.S. headquarters based in Boston. Sahin spearheaded the development of the first-to-market cloud portal to enable secure, streamlined client global workforce management, while also maintaining leadership focus on delivering exceptional customer service with a 95% client retention rate.

The Global Business Excellence Awards pride themselves on having a large panel of independent expert judges who select winners according to strict criteria for each category and sector; focussing on financial results, innovation, customer, employee, investor and community benefits.

Commenting on Nicole Sahin, CEO of Globalization Partners, the winner in the Outstanding Entrepreneur category, the chairman of the judges said: “Nicole Sahin was quick to spot that in line with globalization, there is a need for a mobile international workforce that can start work quickly and easily. By conducting all the employment, HR, tax and legal paperwork, Nicole’s company Globalization Partners has facilitated the development of a mobile international workforce. The company is now the fastest growing in the US operating in 160 countries. Nicole is a rising star on the awards circuit with a host of prestigious awards to her name and this award is another testament to her incredible business talent and entrepreneurialism.”

Sahin won several business and entrepreneurship awards in 2017, including being named EY Entrepreneur of the Year, winning a Gold Stevie Award for Woman of the Year, and being named a Stevies Female Executive of the Year finalist. As a company, Globalization Partners received significant recognition in 2017 as well.  The company was ranked #33 on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies and #1 on the Boston Business Journal’s list of fastest-growing private businesses in Massachusetts, while also being named the Global Professional Employer Organization of the Year by the Global Payroll Association, and one of Inc. Magazine’s Top Places to Work.

“I am incredibly honored to receive this award,” Sahin says. “To be recognized by a panel of experts with in-depth knowledge of our sector is a true privilege. I’m incredibly thankful for my team. They are the ones who, day in and day out, help me turn my dream of creating a globally connected world into a reality.”

About Globalization Partners

Globalization Partners, a Global Employer of Record, helps companies expand internationally into more than 170 countries without the hassle of setting up overseas branch offices and subsidiaries. Through our platform, companies can quickly and easily hire employees overseas without having to navigate complex international legal, tax and HR issues. Whether it’s to test a new market or to expand the talent pool globally, Globalization Partners is the most trustworthy global workforce management solution in the market. We take the burden—and risk—of global expansion off our clients’ shoulders and place it onto ours.

For more information on the latest news and accolades, or to learn more about Globalization Partners, please visit globalization-partners.com.

About the Global Business Excellence Awards
The Global Business Excellence Awards are open to private, public and third sector organizations of all sizes, based in any country around the world. Entrants to the Global Business Excellence Awards do not have to be operating globally to enter the awards, entries are judged against other entries from the same country. There are four rounds each year with quarterly deadlines being the last working day of February, May, August and November and winners for each round hold their title for twelve months.

Visit www.gbeawards.com for further information.


Andrea Dumont
VP Marketing

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