Gustavo Sengès and Helga Venturini Townend will lead strategy and oversee operations and service delivery for key regions

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–iWorkGlobal, an authority in global workforce management, today announced the appointments of Gustavo Sengès to managing director, Latin America (LATAM), and Helga Venturini Townend to managing director, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). In these roles, Sengès and Venturini Townend will lead strategy and oversee operations and service delivery in their respective regions.

“We are very excited to have both Helga and Gustavo join the iWorkGlobal team,” said Jeff Phelps, CEO of iWorkGlobal. “With Gustavo’s wealth of labor law knowledge and experience in the LATAM region and Helga’s hands-on experience in providing comprehensive workforce expansion and compliance solutions in the EMEA region, iWorkGlobal will be uniquely positioned to continue our focus on simplifying the delivery of our services while ensuring compliance with jurisdictional regulation.”

Sengès brings deep experience in labor law and has led development and implementation of market strategy in LATAM in prior roles. His diverse background in professional development services, capital consulting, and tax and labor compliance align well with the needs of iWorkGlobal clients in emerging markets across the region.

“I was compelled to be part of an organization that is driving the transformation of work around the world,” Sengès said. “The human-centered culture and bold plans for LATAM expansion strengthened my belief that iWorkGlobal is at the forefront of creating truly adaptive workforce connections.”

Sengès holds a juris doctor from Pontificia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro and an MBA from Universidade Federal de Rio de Janeiro.

An international compliance specialist, Venturini Townend has developed workforce programs for clients across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, as well as the Americas and Asia. Previously, she ran an international compliance firm, guiding clients through ever-changing employment laws and providing solutions to their workforce challenges.

“Having learned about their ambitious expansion strategy in the EMEA region, I jumped at the opportunity to join iWorkGlobal in this exciting endeavour,” said Venturini Townend. “I look forward to working closely with the experienced iWorkGlobal team to deliver quality workforce management solutions to existing and new clients across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.”

Venturini Townend earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Belo Horizonte.

About iWorkGlobal

iWorkGlobal and its team of experienced industry experts are an authority in global workforce management. Providing its services in more than 165 countries, iWorkGlobal provides employer of record, independent contractor compliance and agent of record services both domestically and internationally—opening the globe to employers with services that make hiring, paying and managing remote employees and contractors faster and error free. These services are combined with iWorkGlobal’s proprietary and award-winning online platform, MyVista, which allows businesses to manage their contingent workforce all from one simple dashboard. For more information, please visit



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