RIZING COMPLETED ACQUISITION OF SYNCHRONY GLOBAL
Stamford, CT - Stamford, CT – January 7, 2019 – Rizing, LLC, a privately-held multinational company providing leading SAP functional and technical services to its customers, announced today the acquisition of Synchrony Global, an SAP® SuccessFactors® Professional Services Firm headquartered in Singapore, with offices throughout the Asia Pacific region.
Synchrony Global is a market leader in Asia Pacific with a focus on SAP SuccessFactors Certified Professionals as well as a strong Business Process Outsourcing service. Synchrony joins /N SPRO HCM, Aasonn and 3D Results as part of Rizing’s Human Capital Management (HCM) business, which was recently rebranded as Rizing HCM.
Mike Maiolo, CEO of Rizing, stated, “We plan to continue to scale both organically and through acquisition for the next number of years. Bringing Synchrony into the Rizing family with its Asia Pacific presence is a natural next step in our growth strategy in the SAP space. The combined entity provides a complementary set of services and geographic coverage which will instantly provide value for our customers.”
The completion of the Synchrony acquisition further strengthens Rizing’s global position in the SAP SuccessFactors Cloud Software services market. The combination of firms provides a robust platform of depth and expertise to service customers and provides the foundation for significant expansion of services, technology and geographies.
Luc Hédou, CEO of Rizing HCM stated, “As one of the fastest growing SAP partners and recipient of the SAP SuccessFactors Partner of the Year for APJ in 2017, we could not be more thrilled to bring Synchrony into the Rizing HCM family. By leveraging the broader organization, we can accelerate the growth of the organization both in the region and globally and provide tremendous value for our customers.”
Darcy Lalonde, Chairman and CEO of Synchrony Global, will join Rizing HCM as President of Asia Pacific. “At Synchrony, we set the goal to be a leader and bring world class Human Capital solutions across the Asia Pacific Region,” said Lalonde. “With Synchrony joining Rizing HCM, we are excited to deliver Synchrony’s award-winning solutions on a global scale to organizations of all sizes, while providing clients worldwide our implementation capabilities, product and industry expertise, and a full suite of Ongoing Platform Support and continuous improvement services.”
With Rizing’s investment partner, One Equity Partners (OEP), Rizing HCM has become one of the strongest partners in the SAP SuccessFactors ecosystem through their combined end-to-end experience and leading number of implementations globally. With the addition of Synchrony, Rizing HCM has over 900 customers, making it one of the largest SAP SuccessFactors consulting firms in the world.
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STRONGER. BIGGER. MORE CAPABLE. TOGETHER.
/N SPRO, AASONN & 3D RESULTS JOINING FORCES TO BECOME ONE: RIZING HCM
Stamford, CT - September 11th, 2018 - Rizing, LLC, a privately-held multinational company providing leading SAP functional and technical services to its customers, announced today that its HCM businesses, /N SPRO, Aasonn and 3D Results, will rebrand as Rizing HCM. The rebranding announcement coincides with SuccessConnect Las Vegas, 2018, SAP’s leading HR event in North America.
Rizing’s recent acquisitions of Aasonn and 3D Results created a need to rapidly align on a single go to market approach with its /N SPRO HCM business. Rebranding to Rizing HCM allows the three major SuccessFactors focused organizations to go to market with one voice and one brand.
“Collectively, our team is one of the strongest partners in the SAP SuccessFactors ecosystem through our combined end-to-end experience and leading number of implementations globally,” stated Luc Hédou, CEO of Rizing HCM. “Coming together under one brand will provide clarity and purpose to our customers, prospects and partners. We wanted to use SuccessConnect to communicate the rebrand launch to the community.”
This is phase one of the Rizing HCM rebranding effort. The firm will continue to build out the new brand, its assets and overall corporate identity in Q4 of 2018 with an expected completion in January 2019....
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LEADERSHIP AT RIZING HCM
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Luc Hédou, MBA - CEO, RIZING HCM
Luc Hédou is the CEO of Rizing HCM. Prior to his current position, Luc was a Platinum level Solution Engineer at SAP Canada Inc.. In this role, he was responsible for designing customized solutions and sales strategies for Large Enterprise customers in the Canadian market. After a successful run in this role (President Award and Sales Top Achiever Award), Luc left SAP in 2003 to co-found /N SPRO. Luc graduated from Concordia University (an AACSB certified Business School) with a Masters of Business Administration.
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Darcy Lalonde - President, RIZING HCM Asia Pacific
Darcy Lalonde is the President of Rizing HCM, APJ. Darcy is a highly recognized and passionate Human Capital Management thought leader that has been based in Asia Pacific since 1999. He has over 30 years of experience and leadership of providing HCM platform subscriptions, consulting, services and outsourcing using SAP platforms and solutions. Prior to Rizing HCM, Darcy was a founding member of ARINSO International (now NGA) and transformed NGA into a leading global HR services provider serving global and APJ based clients. Darcy subsequently founded Synchrony Global in 2015, with operations in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia and the Philippines. The company was named the SAP SuccessFactors Partner of the Year for APJ in 2017. Darcy has been instrumental in driving transformational HCM global programs with large companies such as SHELL, Barclays, ING, Cadbury and AMD and he enjoys bringing these best practices to clients large and small throughout the APJ region.
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Brian Fieser, PsyD - President, RIZING HCM North America
Brian Fieser is the President of Rizing HCM North America. Brian was an early adopter of the SuccessFactors talent management suite over 10 years ago and has worked to deliver meaningful business results in over 50 SuccessFactors engagements. Prior to Rizing HCM, Brian worked at 3D Results providing insightful counsel to organizational leaders at the intersection of the SuccessFactors application, technical configuration requirements, and talent management process design. He served on the faculty at Loyola University, Chicago where he focused on courses in the Organizational and Leadership Development program.