Rick Verloop, Chief Executive Officer
Rick grew up in country NSW and moved to Melbourne in 1980 to pursue a career in the fledgling IT industry. Having studied to become a systems analyst/programmer, Rick worked for a computer software company servicing leading rag-trade companies of the day, such as Country Road, Witchery, Palmer Corporation and many more.
In 1984, at the age of 22, Rick co-founded Datascope Systems, which would later become HR3. Rick played a fundamental role in the design and development of several payroll solutions including one of the first Windows-based payroll systems in Australia called Winpay. Winpay was released in the early 1990's and went on to become one of the most popular payroll solutions in Australia, with several thousand customers.
Rick brings over 30 years of experience and knowledge in employee workforce management. He is heavily involved in the ongoing design and development of the complete HR3 software suite.
Michael Benyon, Chief Operating Officer
Michael Benyon arrived in Australia in 1978 from the UK. Michael started in IT as a programmer in 1980 where he worked with Rick Verloop at a software house primarily servicing the rag-trade. During this time Michael's roles extended to systems analyst and project leader.
In 1985 Michael moved to Computer Technology (Mayne Nickless Computer Services) to the new frontier of using PC's in the payroll outsourcing industry. In 1988 Michael joined HR3 where he project managed mid-sized retailer accounts. Michael has always held a strong emphasis on project delivery, quality assurance and customer service excellence. More recently Michael added the role of promotion and management of HR3's expanding sales partners program in all states.
HR3 services over 2000 businesses across Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific.
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