Bullhorn Names Brian Sylvester Chief Financial Officer
Bullhorn®, the cloud computing company that helps staffing and recruiting organizations transform their businesses, has named Brian Sylvester as its new chief financial officer. A finance executive with more than 15 years of experience, he is responsible for overseeing Bullhorn’s global financial and accounting functions, developing and driving the company’s financial strategy and operations, and helping to accelerate the company’s growth.
A veteran of the software industry, he brings a proven track record of strategic executive leadership to the chief financial officer role. For the past three years, he has served as Bullhorn’s finance vice president and controller, leading the day-to-day operations of the global finance department.
“Bullhorn has been rapidly expanding all over the world, and I’m excited to help continue our global growth as chief financial officer,” Sylvester said. “We’re deeply committed to our customers by working directly with them to help them achieve their business goals. Bullhorn’s culture is strongly rooted in core values that promote customer success and enable our team to deliver exceptional customer service.”
Prior to Bullhorn, he served as corporate controller for Pegasystems, a Cambridge, Mass.-based software firm, where he provided leadership, development, and direction to the corporate accounting team. He spearheaded the company’s financial reporting, transaction processing, and corporate accounting functions. He also served in various financial leadership capacities at Pegasystems. He began his finance career as a manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers.
“Brian’s precise financial acumen and extensive experience in the software industry will make him successful as Bullhorn’s new chief financial officer,” said Art Papas, Bullhorn’s founder and CEO. “Over the past three years, he has developed strong relationships with our customers and has provided them with superior customer service. He has also built an outstanding team that lives Bullhorn’s mission of creating incredible customer experiences. I’m looking forward to seeing his contributions in his new role.”
Bullhorn is the global leader in CRM and operations software for the recruitment industry. More than 8,000 staffing companies rely on Bullhorn’s cloud-based platform to drive sales, build relationships, and power their recruitment processes from end to end. Headquartered in Boston, with offices around the world, Bullhorn is founder-led and employs more than 700 people globally. To learn more, visit www.bullhorn.com or follow @Bullhorn on Twitter.