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Alexandre de Botton

Korn Ferry Brasil

Alexandre de Botton Alexandre de Botton

Impact metric

3,200% growth in revenues since selection
“I saw an opportunity to standardize companies' HR procedures.”
Country
Brazil
Industry
Business/Professional Services
Employees
2,300
Website

Company Snapshot

Alex and his business partner Mark became close friends while pursuing bachelor degrees in Economics at the Catholic University in Rio de Janeiro. They went on to found ProPay, which provides a unique HR and payroll outsourcing solution which helps companies standardize HR procedures. ProPay’s goal is to increase the productivity of clients’ workforces while reducing the cost of HR management and administration.

After selection, ProPay became the number two player in the payroll segment in Brazil and expanded their business scope to benefits. The number of jobs at ProPay has grown by 196% since selection.

In October 2009, Alexandre became Managing Director, Brazil for Korn Ferry, a talent management company.

Endeavor and Korn Ferry Brasil

The Entrepreneurs have benefited from the Global eMBA and G-Lab programs, several Immersion Tours, and Entrepreneur Summit. Locally they participated in the PEG program and received legal, strategy, HR, and marketing support.

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