Simply Payroll establishes Auckland-based team

Simply Payroll appoints Ben Colgate as head of design and Krishna Guda as senior advisor.

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New Zealand’s fastest growing online payroll provider Simply Payroll, has appointed Ben Colgate as Head of Design and Krishna Guda as Senior Advisor. The newly created roles take Simply Payroll’s employee numbers to 12 and are the first in the establishment of an Auckland-based team. Simply Payroll launched in 2015, with its head office based in Wellington.  

Ben has played a leading role working alongside some of New Zealand’s most well-known SaaS start-ups and will be charged with Simply Payroll’s software design, further improving the user experience for existing and future customers.

Krishna has been a key contributor to major growth ventures, including acquisitions of large businesses and innovative start-ups. With more than 30 years’ experience across many diverse markets, mostly at Ericsson, Krishna brings a wealth of financial nous to his new role. He will be responsible for driving revenue growth by establishing channels and strategic partnerships, while enabling Simply Payroll’s business to digitise, automate and scale its customer facing activities.