Syniti, a US-based software company, has announced the appointment of Craig Ayers as Chief People Officer, with immediate effect.
In this new role, Craig contributes over 25 years of leadership experience spanning operations and finance. He will oversee global HR functions, encompassing talent management, recruitment, and employee engagement. Additionally, Craig will supervise Employee Resource Groups, fostering a sustainable and evolving culture that is both unique and inclusive.
In his previous roles, Craig served at Journey as the Co-Founder, Chief Financial Officer, and Chief Operating Officer, and at Capgemini as Senior Vice President, CFO, and COO. He also worked at Capgemini Invent’s Frog as CFO and COO for more than eight years. Prior to that, he served at Accenture in various leadership roles, including Director of Mergers & Acquisitions, Director and Country Head of Mauritius operations, and Director of North America operations.
Welcoming Craig to his new role, Melanie Payne, CFO & Chief Business Officer at Syniti said, “Craig brings the creativity and operational experience that make him a perfect fit to lead our culture and talent agenda. We have an engaged and high-performing workforce, which he will continue to build out as Syniti expands its team around the world. We feel fortunate to add him to the team.”
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Craig added, “It’s the journey and stories that we make together that inspire me, and I’ve been blown away by the talent that I’ve seen at Syniti already. The company is highly differentiated in a fast-growing market, solving real business data problems for clients in unique ways like its Data First strategy. I’m excited to be a part of this team and help continue to drive success with our people, customers, and partners.”