SOURCE: NorthgateArinso

October 20, 2009 08:00 ET

NorthgateArinso Takes the Lead in Dutch HR Outsourcing Market With Acquisition of CIAN

Completes Takeover of Payroll Outsourcing Division of Randstad HR Services

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - October 20, 2009) - NorthgateArinso, the global HR software and solutions provider, today announced that NorthgateArinso the Netherlands has acquired CIAN, a division of Randstad HR Services.

CIAN, formerly the salary department of Philips, is active in the market for HR and payroll outsourcing. CIAN serves five large customers: Philips, NXP, ASML, Atos and Thales. In addition, it processes the payroll for 32 medium-sized companies.

At the time of the takeover, CIAN employs 103 employees from its Eindhoven office.

"This acquisition strengthens our position as a provider of HR outsourcing services and it makes us the clear market leader in HR outsourcing in the Netherlands. As well as bringing a higher turnover, the acquisition is important to our ongoing strategy," said Rob van Bavel, managing director at NorthgateArinso in the Netherlands. "It is a major step forward in expanding our HR outsourcing division, headed by Anita Lettink. This acquisition also strengthens our current organization by bringing in very competent and experienced employees. Now, we are even better positioned to provide excellence in HR to our customers."

About NorthgateArinso

NorthgateArinso is a leading global Human Resources software & services provider offering innovative HR business solutions to employers of all sizes, including Global Fortune™ 500 companies and many Public Sector organizations. We help HR executives optimize their HR service delivery through smarter process and more efficient technology, supporting key HR areas like workforce administration, payroll, benefits, recruitment, learning, and talent management.

Our 5,000 employees are dedicated to HR excellence through strategic business consulting, outsourcing services, systems integration and best-of-breed software solutions. We are one of the 5 largest HR service providers world wide and have offices in 31 countries on 5 continents.

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