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PRESS RELEASE: Udder Expands to Americas, Hires Martin Burns as GM

Boston, US & London, UK (September 28th, 2023) - The Udder Group Ltd (Udder), a leading global HR technology consulting and advisory firm, today announced the appointment of Martin Burns as General Manager - Americas. Based in the US, Burns will focus on expanding Udder's presence across North and South America.

"We are thrilled to welcome Martin to lead Udder's launch and growth in the Americas market," said Alan Walker, Co-founder of Udder. "With decades of experience driving results for HR consultancies and talent acquisition organizations, Martin has the strategic vision and expertise to introduce our unique services to this vital region."

Burns is a well-known figure in the HR technology space, having held executive roles at companies like PwC, and HireClix. Often referred to as someone who's "done it all in recruiting," he brings a wealth of experience and expertise to his role at Udder. A prominent figure in the global recruitment community, he is a sought-after speaker known for actively engaging in conversations about the industry's identity and future direction. His industry-leading Facebook group, "Talent Product Plays," is considered a must-join by practitioners and vendors alike.

At Udder, Burns will draw on his background to connect Udder's services around digital transformation, tech implementation, and vendor partnership to growing client demand in the Americas.

"I couldn't be more excited to join Udder as it enters its next stage of global growth," said Burns. "The Americas represents a major opportunity for Udder to partner with HR leaders as well as solution partners looking to accelerate transformation. I look forward to leading the effort to deliver Udder's unmatched blend of strategic services to organizations across the region."

Burns' hire marks a key milestone as London-based Udder expands abroad. The firm is known for its hands-on talent acquisition expertise and services like strategy consulting, Implementation-as-a-Service, HR-Ops-as-a-Service, HR tech optimization audits, process modernization, and purchasing guidance.

Jeremy Russon, Co-founder of Udder, said, “We've looked at various options to enter the Americas but hadn’t talked to anyone that made us go wow until we heard Martin's vision. It's clear he knows the market like the back of his hand - and his values aligned very closely with ours”.

The firm will leverage Burns' networks and industry expertise to introduce its offerings focused on digital strategy, technology enablement, vendor selection, and more to HR leaders across the Americas.

About Udder:

Founded in 2019, Udder provides strategic HR technology-centered advisory services globally, spanning digital transformation, implementation, partnerships, and insights. Headquartered in London with Alan Walker and Jeremy Russon as Co-Founders, Udder now operates across Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Americas. For more information, visit https://udder.rocks


Alan Walker, Co-founder - alan@udder.rocks
Jeremy Russon, Co-founder- jeremy@udder.rocks

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