July 1, 2018   |   Company News

Appointment of Non-Executive Director – Mathew Paine

The Definitiv Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Mathew Paine to the Definitiv Board as a Non-Executive Director.

His addition to the Board is in line with Definitiv’s plan to be the leading provider of payroll and HR software in the Asia-Pacific region.

Roy Mellon, Chief Executive of Definitiv was excited to welcome him to the Definitiv team, ‘Mat is an amazingly talented HR professional and we are honoured to have him on-board. His skills and knowledge are second to none and he will be a valuable asset in our growth, especially when we launch our HR and OHS module earlier next year.’

Mat has over 18 years’ experience as a senior HR professional and is currently the Director of Human Resources at the International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney).

His decision to join the Board was driven by his passion to make a difference and co-alignment of his values and Definitiv’s, ‘When I saw the opening at Definitiv, I thought it was a perfect fit for my skill set given my HR and Payroll background. Roy is a passionate and energetic Chief Executive with a strong vision and focus on creating the right culture. These are the qualities I look for when partnering with a Managing Director and is why I am excited about this opportunity as Non-Executive Director at Definitiv.’

‘Definitiv have a fantastic product which the whole team is passionate about it. Coupled with the backing from BoardRoom, it is hard not to be just as excited. The team are passionate about expanding and I have a lot of experience in growing an organisation, it really is a perfect match.

The next 12 months will be an exciting period for Definitiv as it prepares to enter the international market and expand its product offering. The company is looking forward to having the right people on-board as it enters the next phase in its growth.

About Mathew Paine

Mat has over 18 years of senior HR experience across Australia, New Zealand and the U.K. He is currently the Director of Human Resources at the International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) and also holds a Non-Executive Director board position at the Bobby Goldsmith Foundation.

His leadership within HR has resulted in him winning a number of industry awards, including the highly coveted Australian HR Team of the Year, Best Recruitment Campaign and AHRI Inclusive Workplace, as well as finalist places in the HR Technology, HR Innovation and HR Director of the Year awards.

Mat holds a Master of Strategic Human Resource Management degree from East London University and a Master’s Degree in Labour Law & Relations from Sydney University Law School. Mat is a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD, U.K), a Certified Professional of the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI, Australia) and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.