HireRight Appoints Marcellus Solomon To General Manager, India

Solomon to lead strategic growth and build an effective service delivery model in India


HireRight, a leading provider of global employment background checks, drug testing, and education verification, has appointed Marcellus Solomon to General Manager of India, effective immediately. Marcellus is a business leader with a proven track record in charting strategic business growth and delivering customer success. Having spent more than two decades in various leadership roles, Marcellus’ strong understanding and knowledge of the local market will play a crucial role in mapping out HireRight’s development and growth across India.

Marcellus has more than 6 years of experience in the background screening industry under his belt. In his previous role, he was instrumental in developing product and service enhancements for candidates and optimizing the hiring lifecycle for employees and HR professionals by establishing innovative solutions that allowed for faster onboarding and processing. Prior to this, Marcellus held a variety of leadership and sales positions in companies including Kelly Services and ManpowerGroup.

Commenting on Marcellus’ appointment, Guy Abramo, President, and CEO, HireRight, said: “India is developing into a truly global hub for multinational hiring across all functions, and continues to be an important market for us. We are delighted to bring Marcellus on board to continue to offer the best services geared for our clients’ success. With his deep in-market understanding and expertise in customer experience, we’re confident that Marcellus will further strengthen our presence in this highly competitive market as we explore more opportunities for growth within the region.”

Marcellus Solomon, General Manager, India, HireRight added: “I’m excited to be a part of the global HireRight brand and share my vision and experience with the team. Employee screening has become a crucial element in hiring new talent, especially in tackling candidate discrepancies in India – be it a misrepresentation of resume or employment data, or even fraud. As one of the fastest-growing economies worldwide, I believe India has tremendous potential as a global powerhouse, and I look forward to contributing to the company’s growth in the country by establishing an optimized and effective service delivery model to expand our footprint.”

HireRight recently announced the launch of HireRight Global, the industry’s first truly global background screening solution. Centered around an enhanced, unified technology platform, HireRight Global provides a screening programme that has a consistent look and feels around the world while also tailored for local cultures and languages. With industry recognized information security certifications and dynamic compliance functionalities, the platform adapt to the screening needs of our clients and respects candidates’ rights to privacy.

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