Payroll World Designates SafeGuard World International's Chief Technology Officer as a Top 10 Payroll Professional

RALEIGH, North Carolina (January 9, 2012) – SafeGuard World International (SGWI), a leading provider of global payroll and global employment outsourcing, is proud to announce that its Chief Technology Officer, Tristan Woods, was designated as one of Payroll World’s 2011 Top 10 Payroll professionals in the UK.

Payroll World is a UK-based monthly magazine providing Human Resource and Payroll professionals with payroll news, views, jobs and legislation. Judged by a panel of industry professionals, the annual Payroll World awards honor the finest companies and the most pioneering individuals in the payroll industry. Tristan was also recognized as Payroll World’s “Top 50 Most Influential” payroll professionals in 2009.

Tristan commented, “I feel very strongly that this is not an individual achievement but one for SafeGuard World International (SGWI) as a whole. I’d like to congratulate the superb team of payroll professionals we have around the world working toward our vision to become the ‘principal payroll provider worldwide.’ I am honored to work with them all.”

Bjorn Reynolds, SGWI CEO added, “This is a great indicator of the caliber of people we employee and attract to SafeGuard World International. In the fascinating industry that is global payroll, it is great to see that we have our employees being recognized by the industry for their expertise. Tristan is a true visionary in the market and we are proud to have him as part of our family.”

Bjorn and Tristan have worked together at previous payroll companies for more than ten years. Tristan joined SGWI at the beginning of 2007 as the company’s Chief Technology Officer. He heads up the company’s Professional Services division and is responsible for professional services, technology and consulting. Tristan’s broad range of experience spanning technology and operations, support him and his team as they develop solutions to meet and exceed client requirements.

To read more about the annual Payroll World awards, please visit SafeGuard World International – www.safeguardworld.comSafeGuard World International (SGWI) provides Global Payroll and Global Employment Outsourcing solutions to clients such as FedEx®, Dow Jones, SkypeTM and P&O Ferries. Operating in over 100 countries, SGWI supports companies of all sizes, with small or large employee populations, in mature and emerging international markets. For more information, call Chris Draeger at 1 (919) 672 7028 or visit