SOURCE: Patersons


July 23, 2012 07:00 ET

Patersons Welcomes Experienced Payroll Executive as Vice President, Operations & Product

Chris Klein Brings Extensive Global Payroll Management Expertise to Patersons' Leadership Team

RALEIGH, NC and LONDON--(Marketwire - Jul 23, 2012) - Patersons, the expert provider of integrated global payroll services, today announced that Chris Klein, a global payroll executive with 15 years of experience managing payroll implementations, nine of which were spent at ADP, has joined the company as vice president, Operations & Product. In this newly created role, he will be responsible for overseeing the expansion of Patersons' managed services operations, customer support and product management capability.

Prior to joining Patersons, Klein held several positions with ADP, where he gained significant experience in global payroll management. He most recently served as vice president, Client and Technology Delivery within the ADP GlobalView division, leading a team of associates to identify, prioritize and generate business cases and implement process improvements to drive client satisfaction. In his previous role as vice president, Implementation, he managed a team responsible for implementing complex payroll solutions for global clients. Earlier in his career, Klein led numerous payroll and HR system implementations for systems integrator USinternetworking and served as a consultant for PricewaterhouseCoopers in the same domain.

As enterprises expand their international operations, they face enormous challenges in managing complex multi-national payroll activities. Many of these companies, seeking a broad and truly global service, turn to Patersons to mitigate risk, streamline processes, increase visibility and control and improve reporting, data modeling and analysis.

Andrew Pearson, CEO of Patersons, commented, "With rapidly increasing market demand for CloudPay, our fully multi-tenanted global payroll management platform, it is crucial that we have the right leadership in place to ensure our clients receive a consistent product and an exceptional level of service. By adding Chris to the executive management team, we have a highly qualified individual with years of global payroll experience to lead our managed services, customer support and product management operations."

"Patersons is an industry leader in the area of global payroll, and the only provider to offer a true one-partner, one-platform solution for managing complex, multinational payroll activities," said Klein. "As more companies leverage international markets to grow their organizations or fill key talent and operational gaps, Patersons' unique payroll solutions will continue to be in high demand. I am thrilled to join the team and lend my global payroll experience at this time of strong growth."

About Patersons
Patersons is the leading provider of integrated global payroll services, delivering expert solutions to customers in more than 160 countries. Patersons integrates the capabilities of payroll engines, payroll partners, workflow, and managed services in a secure and compliant service that is delivered using an on-demand, SaaS-based business model. This allows organizations to consolidate and control their multi-national payroll operations on one technology platform. The results are streamlined processes, better visibility, increased compliance, and reduced costs. For more information about Patersons, please visit