Global Shares opened a new office in Nashville today along with a recruitment drive to create 50+ high skilled jobs in the next 12 months, and 200 new positions within 24 months.
The employee stock plan management firm – which has offices in Jersey City and headquarters in Clonakilty, Cork, Ireland – has already opened a number of offices globally this year, including Lisbon, Tokyo, Cork City and Barcelona.
The new Nashville office – at 501 Union Street – has a variety of roles to fill including Head of US Operations, Stock Plan Administrators and Share Plan Analysts. In the past year, Global Shares has more than doubled its overall workforce and growth is set to continue over 2020.
Speaking at the official opening of the new premises:
Managing Director of Global Shares North America, Hugh Curran, said:
“Equity incentives are important tools for companies to both attract and retain talent, helping them increase productivity and profitability. Global Shares manages the entire equity compensation process – from plan administration and online trading to customised portals and financial reporting. Our solutions are cutting edge, scalable and global – and future-proofed for our clients as they grow. We’re very proud to announce our expansion in the US to support our rapidly growing client base here. Nashville, Tennessee ticks all our boxes and we are delighted to welcome our new team onboard”
Courtney Ross, Chief Economic Development Officer, Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce, commented:
“We are pleased to welcome Global Shares to Nashville. This dynamic, fast-growing, global fintech company is a great addition to the Nashville region’s business community. Global Shares’ decision to focus their North American growth in Nashville is a testament to our talented workforce, growing tech sector and business climate.”
Mayor of Nashville, John Cooper, commented:
Sara Hill, Enterprise Ireland’s SVP Southern USA said:
“Enterprise Ireland is proud to celebrate the launch of the new office of Global Shares in Nashville, which will allow them to increase their support to leading American companies and their employees. Nashville’s vibrant and growing business landscape makes it an ideal location for Global Shares to expand their US market presence.”
Shane Stephens – Consulate General of Ireland, Atlanta, commented:
“Today Ireland is building ever stronger commercial ties with Tennessee, which complement our deep heritage connections with this great state. Well over 1500 Tennesseans are already employed by Irish firms based here, including ICON, CHR, Kerry and Teckro. I am proud to stand beside Irish FINTECH firm Global Shares as it opens its new U.S. Operations Headquarters in Nashville and joins this impressive line-up.”
Global Shares was named Deloitte’s Fintech Company of the Year in 2017 and was named as one of Deloitte’s Fast 50 fintech companies in 2018 and 2019.
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About Global Shares:
Global Shares – Deloitte’s FinTech Company of the Year 2017 and a Fast 50 technology company in 2018 and 2019 – is a leading global provider of employee stock plan management solutions.
Whether you are a private or public company, operating nationally or internationally, when you choose Global Shares you are supported by a top-class team of more than 300 equity experts and an award-winning software platform to manage your entire equity plan for you. Our solutions include a proprietary global technology platform, stock plan administration, brokerage, financial reporting, global compliance and more. We are a FINRA/SEC regulated firm.
Global Shares has 15 office locations around the world, including the US, Ireland (HQ), the UK, Malta, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Hong Kong, China and Japan.
Let’s connect: @globalshares
Click here to view the photo gallery of the launch event.