Global leader in video interviewing, assessments, and text-enabled recruiting tools, HireVue has roped in Anthony Reynolds as its new Chief Executive Officer. The move comes as current CEO Kevin Parker is slated to retire and step down as CEO & Chairman of the Board. Parker will continue to serve in an ongoing executive advisory role.
“It’s been a great honor and privilege to work with such an extraordinary team and together transform HireVue into the market leader it is today. I’m proud of all we’ve accomplished together for our customers, driving a faster, fairer hiring process for enterprises around the globe. I also know HireVue’s very best days are still ahead and I remain fully committed to the company’s success and its incredible potential,” Parker said.
Incoming CEO Anthony Reynolds holds a rich experience of 20 years in enterprise Saas. He has led large cross-functional teams across geographies. Most recently, Reynolds served as the CEO of a cloud-based software company, Altify. He also held multiple senior leadership roles at globally valued companies in the likes of Anaplan, SAP, and Business Objects.
“Anthony’s purpose-driven approach is a perfect fit for the company as it continues its mission to democratise hiring while moving to the next stage in its evolution,” Parker stated.
Commenting on the move, HireVue Board Member & Partner at Carlyle, Ashley Evan said, “During his tenure Kevin has taken HireVue from a leader in video interviewing to a full talent platform provider of VI, assessments & conversational AI. An extraordinary leader in his own right, Anthony is poised to deftly guide HireVue and its customers toward new opportunities that meet the hiring demands of today’s global economy.”
HireVue’s industry-leading end-to-end hiring platform has hosted over 26 million video interviews and 150 million chat-based candidate engagements for over 800 pioneering customers around the globe, including over 30% of the Fortune 100.
“I’m incredibly excited to lead HireVue during this next stage of its growth. An unprecedented labor market has made finding, hiring, and retaining employees one of the largest challenges global organisations currently face. HireVue has paved a new way for companies to quickly find and hire talent with its pioneering video interviewing offering; now with its transformation into a platform that also supports text and chatbot-enabled recruiting, it has become a market leader in talent experience, serving some of the world’s most innovative companies,” said Reynolds.
“The company has seen a greater than 60% increase in daily interview volumes from pre-COVID levels, underscoring the importance of digital hiring solutions in today’s rapidly changing environment. I’m excited to work closely with our teams at HireVue, as well as our customers and partners, as we help them deliver an extraordinary hiring experience.”