Global mobility knowledge and technology provider ECA International has announced a “significant strategic investment” in the SaaS platform, Global Expat Pay.

This latest investment takes ECA International further in its transition to becoming an HR-tech SaaS (software as a service) company.ECA International’s move follows the company’s July 2021 announcement that it was taking a majority stake in Tracker Software Technologies, the Dublin-based SaaS provider that operates former Relocate Award winner GT Global Tracker.

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Andrew Shaw, Managing Director of ECA International, said: “Our investment in Global Expat Pay is another step in ECA International’s transition to a SaaS HR technology company focused on global mobility in its broadest sense.“As the perfect complement to our assignment management offering, they are a valuable and welcome addition to our group that will enable us to offer our customers an even broader set of seamless global mobility solutions.Global Expat Pay has built a unique platform, and as a like-minded, technology-based service, we are thrilled to partner with them to make it – and our respective customers – even more successful.“From long-term assignments to occasional business travel – and everything in between – we can provide companies with the software and data needed to manage their internationally mobile employees, business travelers and remote workers from efficient and cost-effective way.”

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Mike Hibberd, CEO and Founder of Global Expat Pay Limited, said: “We are delighted that the ECA shares our commitment to enabling the digital transformation that many global mobility programs are undertaking or planning.“By collaboratively attacking the root causes of customer data and compliance issues, we create the opportunity to redirect current operational effort toward future strategic impact and better assignee support – at a lower overall cost.”

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