Talent Rover Names Ian Scott Sales Director for Europe, the Middle East and Africa

Brandon Metcalf   September 09, 2015  

Scott to lead EMEA operations from London and triple the number of sales associates to meet increasing demand in the region. 

Talent Rover, the cloud-based software platform built for managing the entire staffing and recruitment workflow, announced today that the company has named Ian Scott Sales Director for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). An experienced sales professional with expertise in recruitment technology, CRM and ERP, Scott will expand Talent Rover’s presence in the region and grow the London-based sales team.

Talent Rover continues to expand its team to meet growing customer demand in the U.S., EMEA and Asia-Pacific. The company doubled its U.S. team, and plans to triple its London-based EMEA sales team. They will move into a larger office in the Borough district of London on October 1 to accommodate the new associates. Talent Rover also plans to double its Dublin-based customer success team and expand its Hong Kong office in the coming months.

Scott joins Talent Rover with over 25 years of experience in sales and relationship management. Most recently, Scott served as Head of Business Development and Client Management with a U.K. provider of recruitment technology. He developed strategic client relationships with many of the leading global recruitment corporations.

For the last 12 years, Scott has led business development for companies that provide CRM and ERP solutions. He has managed strategic global business partnerships with Microsoft, Sage and other vendors for Oakley Global Business Solutions and QGate Software. He also served on the UK Advisory Board for Microsoft Dynamics and presented on Microsoft roadshows.

Scott began his career in the banking industry and went on to serve as Global Head of Foreign Exchange at Toronto-Dominion Bank. He managed client relationships with central banks, blue chip corporations and global financial institutions in New York, London, Tokyo, Toronto and Singapore. Today, Scott continues to serve as a guest speaker on market practice and ethics in the financial markets for ACI, the Financial Markets Association. He received his B.A. in Business from Anglia Ruskin University.

“I was drawn to Talent Rover by the company’s strong, client-centric culture,” said Scott. “The company has a powerful value proposition and recognizes that software must solve tangible business problems. I look forward to helping the company develop trusting, long-term partnerships with the world’s leading staffing and recruitment firms.”

“Ian knows the recruitment technology space in Europe extremely well and has demonstrated that he can build successful relationships in this competitive market,” said Brandon Metcalf, COO of Talent Rover. “We’re excited to have his leadership in such a critical region for us.”

About Talent Rover

Talent Rover is a comprehensive software platform that modernizes the staffing and recruitment industry. It was born from frustration with software that overstated features, had piecemeal functionality and were peddled by a myriad of companies with no “on the desk experience.” Talent Rover has evolved beyond just an applicant tracking system; it is a fully mobile, cloud-based solution built on the Salesforce platform that integrates social media while combining a robust applicant tracking system (ATS) with customer relationship management (CRM), human resource & benefits administration (HRIS), online timesheets & expense reports, integrated accounting software and branded communities to engage both clients and candidates. It embraces analytics enabling you to carefully analyze what drives your business and facilitate growth. Learn more at www.talentrover.com today.