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Why Immedis

Overview

Overview Purpose-built global payroll technology

Immedis is a specialist division of The Taxback Group, a multi award-winning global financial services group established in 1996, with over 1,200 employees in over 33 offices worldwide, providing payroll and tax services to organisations and individuals in over 130 countries.

Vision and Mission

We want to raise the strategic importance of the global payroll function through the advanced capability of our purpose-built payroll platform – supporting payroll professionals to directly impact business goals and objectives.

Our Vision and Mission

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Service Excellence

Our goal is to be the number one service provider in outsourced global managed payroll, helping simplify payroll and employment tax obligations for organizations worldwide. We understand every client is unique and know that reliable service and support is what you depend on.

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Technology Innovation

Consistently striving for innovative ways to simplify the management and reporting of global payroll is at the heart of what we do. Our Cloud based payroll platform, Immedis provides a consolidated view of global payrolls, improves process efficiency and ensures data, payroll and tax compliance in over 130 countries worldwide.

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Global Compliance

Tax, payroll and data compliance is our priority. Our team of qualified payroll &  tax experts ensure global compliance with their local knowledge of the countries you operate in. Data security and compliance is built into our processes and technology giving you peace of mind, always.

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Continually innovating in line with the needs of global business.

Core Values

Our Core Values

  • Respect. For clients, partners and colleagues. Respect is the foundation to a strong relationship.
  • Innovation: There is always room for improvement. We apply innovation to everything we do from software development to service delivery.
  • Fun. Work doesn’t need to be boring. We want our clients to enjoy working with Immedis and our employees to love what they do.
  • Honesty. Sometimes things go wrong. We work to ensure problems are solved in an open, inclusive environment.

Our History

Our Company History

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1996

Taxback Group founded

2001

Office in Varna opened

2001

Sydney office opened

2012

Immedis platform development begins

2016

November 16th

Re-brand and launch of Immedis

2016

November 24th

Winner of Tax Provider of the Year at FEM EMEA

2017

March 4th

Immedis moves to the cloud

2017

May 3rd

Acquisition of Expaticore Global Payroll Services into Immedis family

2017

July 3rd

Shane Lowry becomes Immedis Global Brand Ambassador

2017

September

Mark Ryan former Accenture Ireland Managing Director joins the Immedis Board

2017

November 14th

Winner of EMEA Tax Provider of the year for second year

2018

March 7th

Immedis receives ISO 27001 Certification

2018

June 7th

Christine Keily and Mark Graham acknowledged in Top 50 Professional Services Leaders

2018

July 1st

Ruairi Kelleher appointed CEO of Immedis

2019

June 10th

Immedis Announces €25 Million Investment from SEP

Board of Directors

Immedis

Board of Directors

Terry Clune

Chairman

Terry Clune

Chairman

Terry is the founder of The Taxback Group. After graduating from Trinity College Dublin, Terry formulated the Taxback.com business concept while working as a student in Germany. He has been the innovator and driver of the group to its present global market leader position with over 1,200 employees in 33 countries worldwide

He is a former winner of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award and the HSBC European Entrepreneur Award.

Terry attributes success to his team of highly skilled, committed staff, building lasting partnerships and a constant focus on developing new services.

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Ruairi Kelleher

Chief Executive Officer

Ruairi Kelleher

Chief Executive Officer

Ruairi Kelleher is CEO of Immedis and a member of the company’s Board of Directors. He joined the wider Taxback Group in 2012 and was an integral part of the re-positioning and launch of Immedis in 2016.

Ruairi is responsible for the corporate direction, strategy and M&A activity at Immedis, enabling the senior leadership team to drive innovation in international payroll and tax services through our cloud-based solution, Immedis. Since joining the company, Ruairi has worked to share the strategy and vision with employees, clients, partners and the wider global payroll industry to promote a new vision of global payroll consolidation through global tax expertise and integrated agile technologies.

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Mark Graham

Chief Commercial Officer

Mark Graham

Chief Commercial Officer

In Mark’s role, he’s responsible for the sales strategy of the company and driving its growth through commercial partnerships.

Having joined The Taxback Group in 2012, Mark spent a large amount of time in the US alongside C-Level executives where he identified strategic solutions to leverage growth internationally. Mark has broad experience in assisting companies with their global workforce and overcoming their challenges.

Mark often speaks at industry events where he continues to showcase how Immedis continue to be trailblazers through its global payroll technology and service delivery.

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Keith Davidson

Non-Executive Director

Keith Davidson

Non-Executive Director

Keith is a Partner at the technology focused, venture capital and growth equity firm, Scottish Equity Partners (SEP). Keith has led and managed investments across the information technology sector and his principal focus is on software as a service (SaaS). He has held board positions in a number of fast growing, international enterprise software companies.

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Sinead Fitzmaurice

Non Executive Director

Sinead Fitzmaurice

Non Executive Director

Sinead is CFO of The Taxback Group and co-founder of Transfermate. Trained and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with PwC, Sinead has over 20 years’ experience in senior risk management roles within financial services.

Sinead is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland, England and Wales and a member of the Institute of Directors Ireland. Furthermore, Sinead is listed as one of Ireland’s Top 100 Most Innovative and Influential CFO’s.

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Thomas Otter

Non-Executive Director

Thomas Otter

Non-Executive Director

Thomas Otter is the founder of Otter Advisory, which provides advisory services to corporates, technology vendors and investors in the field of HRTECH and enterprise application software. Thomas built his expertise in research, consulting, strategy and product management as – most recently – Head of Product at SAP SuccessFactors, and at Gartner as Research Vice President. He has worked with companies from around the world on their  technology strategy. Thomas holds a PhD in business administration from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, and an LLM in computer law from Strathclyde University.  He is a fellow of the British Computer Society. Thomas currently serves on the board of directors as an NED at HeadHunter Group [NASDAQ:HHR].

Our Team

Immedis Our Team

Ruairi Kelleher

Chief Executive Officer

Ruairi Kelleher

Chief Executive Officer

Ruairi Kelleher is CEO of Immedis and a member of the company’s Board of Directors. He joined the wider Taxback Group in 2012 and was an integral part of the re-positioning and launch of Immedis in 2016.

Ruairi is responsible for the corporate direction, strategy and M&A activity at Immedis, enabling the senior leadership team to drive innovation in international payroll and tax services through our cloud-based solution, Immedis. Since joining the company, Ruairi has worked to share the strategy and vision with employees, clients, partners and the wider global payroll industry to promote a new vision of global payroll consolidation through global tax expertise and integrated agile technologies.

ruairi.kelleher@immedis.com

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Mark Graham

Chief Commercial Officer

Mark Graham

Chief Commercial Officer

In Mark’s role, he’s responsible for the sales strategy of the company and driving its growth through commercial partnerships.

Having joined The Taxback Group in 2012, Mark spent a large amount of time in the US alongside C-Level executives where he identified strategic solutions to leverage growth internationally. Mark has broad experience in assisting companies with their global workforce and overcoming their challenges.

Mark often speaks at industry events where he continues to showcase how Immedis continue to be a trailblazer through its global payroll technology and service delivery.

mark.graham@immedis.com

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Christine Keily

Chief Operating Officer

Christine Keily

Chief Operating Officer

A graduate of Trinity College Dublin, Christine is an AITI Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA), an Associate of the Irish Payroll Association (IPASS) and has a Certificate in the Principles of International Taxation from the Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT).

Christine has over 19 years’ experience in Global Payroll, Taxation and Social Security. She trained in KPMG and worked for a number of years as a manager in the Global Employer Services (GES) department of Deloitte, specialising in Global Mobility tax and social security compliance and consultancy for multinational companies, before joining the Taxback Group in 2010.

As Chief Operating Officer Christine is responsible for the delivery of a first class service to our customers from onboarding to live running. Our quality of service and expertise in delivery, led by Christine and the fantastic team, has been the backbone that has allowed us grow to date and we will continue to invest in growing this expertise in the near and long term under Christine’s leadership.

christine.keily@immedis.com

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George Delaney

Chief Financial Officer

George Delaney

Chief Financial Officer

George is a Chartered Accountant, with more than 25 years’ experience in Corporate Finance, Industry and Commercial Banking. George previously held senior corporate finance positions with PwC in Ireland and the US and with KPMG in Eastern Europe, where he advised companies on acquisitions and disposals; finance raising and corporate strategy. He ran his own consultancy for 10 years, where he provided corporate finance services to SMEs and start-up technology companies.

He has held FD and CFO positions across a number of sectors in Ireland and Slovakia.

George’s focus is on initiatives that increase value, and ensuring systems and process are in place to serve the business’ needs and allow Immedis to scale.

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Richard Limpkin

Chief Product Officer

Richard Limpkin

Chief Product Officer

Richard is responsible for the technical and product roadmap including platform and service components, which includes leading integration across global human capital management and finance technology partnerships. He leads a team of amazing and innovative HR and Payroll technology and operational experts towards world-class SaaS payroll solutions and services for Immedis clients.

Richard chose an eclectic path from an MSci Physics from Durham University, through management consulting and chartered accountancy, to leading Professional Services, Solutions and Innovation.  After almost 20 years driving HR and Payroll technology and services globally, this has led to the perfect role in Immedis.

Richard’s life outside technology revolves around family and fitness.

richard.limpkin@immedis.com

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Tara O'Sullivan

Chief Marketing Officer

Tara O'Sullivan

Chief Marketing Officer

In her role as Chief Marketing Officer for Immedis, Tara ensures our go to market strategy presents our brand, our voice and our vision consistently and authoritatively.  Tara has extensive experience in product marketing, branding, and driving strategic growth 25+ years extensive experience in B2B technology & marketing. Recently served as Chief Marketing Officer at Skillsoft, the world’s largest eLearning company where she led a highly ambitious and successful transformation of the business.

Tara has over 20 years’ experience in B2B technology marketing including leadership positions in Oracle, IONA Technologies, SAS and TES Global. She has a MA in International Marketing from University College Dublin. 

Kevin Gannon

Chief Strategy Officer

Kevin Gannon

Chief Strategy Officer

As Chief Strategy Officer, Kevin is responsible for the development and execution of corporate strategic initiatives, working closely with the CEO and Executive Management Team. Kevin is a Chartered Accountant with over 20 years’ experience in practice and industry working with scaling organisations. He was one of the founding members of Chill Insurance where, as Chief Operating Officer, he helped build the company into the largest independent personal lines insurance broker. Before that, Kevin worked in Grant Thornton Corporate Finance where he specialized in financial modelling, strategy, due diligence & transformational change projects.

David Quirke

Chief Information Officer

David Quirke

Chief Information Officer

David has over 29 years’ experience in both the Irish and US IT industry. Working at the cutting edge of IT, designing and building leading IT infrastructure solutions in blue chip organisations. He started his IT career as a developer and quickly moved into IT operational roles in multinational organisations such as Elan and Glanbia.

In 2000 David setup DNM and managed a team of professionals to deliver Business Analytics, Cloud and Managed Service solutions to customers across Ireland, Europe and North America. David was also the Chairman of the Irish Canada Business Association from 2011 to 2016 driving the business agenda across both countries.

In 2019 David joined Immedis as Chief Information Officer David overseeing and driving the use of technology in Immedis. Working with a great team David manages the physical and cloud infrastructure ensuring operational excellence, security and compliance while also driving the IT strategy to supporting the business growth.

Barry Flanagan

SVP, US Operations & Director of Customer Engagement

Barry Flanagan

SVP, US Operations & Director of Customer Engagement

Barry has significant experience in both employment taxes and compensation and benefits, working with a range of clients across multiple industries including technology, financial services and software.

He is a regular guest and speaker in the media at a national and international level, where is discusses subjects relating to the future of tax.

Barry is a qualified Chartered Accountant (ACA), Chartered Tax Consultant (CTC) and Chartered Company Secretary (GradlCSA).

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Osman Osman

VP of Engineering

Osman Osman

VP of Engineering

Osman manages the software development and deployment of all Immedis’ software stack, technical research, automation, database management and data analytics, business intelligence and machine learning.

With an MA in Software Engineering as well as Bachelor Degrees in both Computer Science and Economics, Osman ensures Immedis’ clients receive the best software and business intelligence tools in the market.

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Columb Kane

Chief of Staff

Columb Kane

Chief of Staff

Columb works with the CEO to ensure the company strategy is felt across the business. He oversees new projects from the ground up before they are handed over to the relevant departments and supports with the overall operational function of the company. He is also the data protection practitioner for Immedis.

Columb has a MSc in Strategic Business & Human Resource Management

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Aoife Kelly

Commercial Operations Officer

Aoife Kelly

Commercial Operations Officer

After a career to date delivering success in some of the leading management consulting and technology firms in the world, Aoife brings her full wealth of knowledge of the global payroll environment to bear within Immedis. She ensures that our partner management programme is second to none; identifying, building and sustaining global payroll relationships world-wide.
A graduate from University College Dublin, Aoife studied International Commerce with French before embarking on her career in Global Payroll.

Philip Hogan

Director, Global Payroll Operations.

Philip Hogan

Director, Global Payroll Operations.

Philip joined Immedis in November 2016. His team are responsible for the delivery of international payroll for our multi-national clients while ensuring their employees remain tax and social security compliant in each of the jurisdictions while on assignment. He also manages the international payments that are required to be made to employees and the relevant tax authorities.

He is a Chartered Tax Advisor and has several other qualifications including an Honours Degree in Structural and Civil Engineering, a Higher Diploma in Maths and Statistics, and a Graduate Diploma in Actuarial Science.

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Martin Smith

Director, Global Payroll Operational Enablement

Martin Smith

Director, Global Payroll Operational Enablement

Martin is responsible for ensuring service excellence by setting up our client facing teams with clear processes, knowledge, technology, data and training. Martin and his team of global payroll experts are continuously on the lookout for improvement opportunities and work hand in hand with the Technological, Operations and Commercial departments to analyse, find solutions, implement and measure the effectiveness of solutions put in place.

Martin joined Immedis in November 2017 and was previously in the role of Global Head of Onboarding, resulting in detailed knowledge of our client’s expectations and the service that Immedis provides. Martin is a Computer Science graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree in Computing with Mobile Applications. He has been working in the HR Technology and Payroll Services Industry for 10+ years, and has a passion for delivering excellent service through technology to clients.

 

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Emma Meehan

Senior Manager, Global Tax & Payroll

Emma Meehan

Senior Manager, Global Tax & Payroll

Emma joined Immedis in 2016 with a strong background in expatriate and employment taxes. She oversees the tax compliance function at Immedis, and specialises in the management of tax compliance for globally mobile employees. She also has experience in advisory tax services for international companies with focus on employment tax, social security and other global mobility tax issues.

Emma is a Chartered Tax Advisor with the Irish Tax Institute and previously graduated from University College Dublin with a Bachelor of Business & Legal Studies.

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Awards

Company Awards

Although customer satisfaction is our number one indicator of success, industry recognition comes in a close second.