Avionté Names Karl Florida as Chief Executive Officer

Longtime software executive Florida appointed to drive the next stage of growth for Avionté Staffing Software.

Avionté, an HR technology firm that provides staffing software solutions to the U.S. and Canada, announced today the appointment of Karl Florida as CEO. A proven and exceptional leader across a number of growing, profitable technology and Web services companies, Florida will succeed John Long, the company’s co-founder and previous CEO. Long will assume the Co-Chairman position.

Florida was chosen after a diligent search and evaluation process by Avionté leadership, including Kevin Frick, Co-Chairman of the Board for Avionté.

“I’m delighted to welcome Karl as the CEO of Avionté,” said Frick. “When we began the search process, we had an extremely high bar and we were unyielding in our demand to find someone who would build on Avionté’s legacy of helping customers grow faster and more efficiently. After an extensive effort, we were thrilled to find Karl, who brings a customer-first mindset and a focus on building great teams. Over and over, we heard about Karl’s focus on finding new ways to delight his customers. As we think about what the future holds for Avionté, our customers and our team, it is clear that Karl is a perfect fit.”

Florida will be responsible for leading the development and execution of the company’s long-term strategy and growth, which includes driving product development, partnerships and acquisitions. The company currently serves over 500 customers, processing over 2.0 million individuals and $5.5 Billion in payroll across its systems each year.

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