HireRight and General Information Services (“GIS”) announced today they
have successfully come together under common ownership, creating the
industry’s preeminent background screening company with offices in Latin
America, Europe, Asia, Middle East and North America. Over time, the
combined company will operate under the HireRight brand.
A team of experienced executives from both HireRight and GIS, led by GIS
chief executive officer Guy
Abramo, is strategically integrating the organizations’ operations
and offerings, which include criminal background checks,
fingerprint-based background checks, drug testing, driving records,
employment and education verification, electronic onboarding and I-9
services, and industry-specific compliance and screening solutions
across all sectors, including healthcare, technology, financial
services, transportation, education, retail, and staffing.
“We are bringing together two leading companies with incredibly
talented and experienced teams that are dedicated to transforming and
improving the background screening industry,” said Mr. Abramo. “Organizations
will benefit from state-of-the-art global background screening
solutions, continued innovation and cutting-edge technology, creating a
seamless, industry-leading customer experience for screening and
managing their workforce.”
The combined organization’s customers, across more than 200 countries
and territories, will have access to follow-the-sun operations and
support that can be tailored to local languages, cultures and
HireRight helps employers hire the right candidates, by delivering
global employment background checks, drug testing, education
verification, and electronic Form I-9 and E-Verify solutions. Companies
can tailor HireRight’s extensive screening solutions to their unique
needs, giving them peace of mind about their hiring and vetting
processes. HireRight’s platform integrates with existing HR platforms
and Applicant Tracking Systems, giving candidates and organizations the
best possible experience.
HireRight is headquartered in Irvine, CA, with offices around the globe
including regional headquarters in London, Mexico City and Singapore.
Learn more at www.HireRight.com.
About GIS (General Information Services)
For more than 50 years, GIS has been helping companies mitigate risk and
hire smarter. As an NAPBS-accredited employment background screening
company, GIS provides best-in-class screening services (including
comprehensive national and international background check solutions and
industry-specific services) to thousands of companies nationwide. For
more information about GIS and its products or services, visit www.geninfo.com.
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