Gavin Hockey

Division Vice President - Sales, Asia Pacific, ADP
Gavin Hockey was appointed to the role of ADP Division Vice President, Asia Pacific Sales for Global Enterprise Solutions International (GESi) in September 2016. He currently leads our APAC Sales Organization, working closely with his Regional Operation leaders in Australia/New Zealand, North Asia, South East Asia, and India, along with the APAC Sales Operations and Business Consulting groups to drive sustainable sales growth across the region.
Previous to his current role, Gavin spent eleven years away from Australia on a number of international assignments with ADP, during which time he held senior sales roles in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific.
Gavin is a 29-year ADP sales veteran. Since joining in 1992, he has taken on challenging assignments and formed actively engaged teams in multiple locations worldwide. Most recently as Senior DVP of Multinational Corporations & Upmarket, Global Enterprise Solutions (GES) North America, where he grew sales by an astonishing 30%, drove $133 million USD in total sales. Other successes include the turnaround of National Account Sales Midwest organization where he achieved a very successful 14% compound annual growth rate during his three years in the role.
From the Australia business to the complexity of the European and North American Multinational Corporations, Gavin has always created a culture of high energy, high performance and highly engaged sales teams.
Gavin lives in Melbourne, Australia with his wife and 3 children and his interests include cycling, gardening and spending quality time with his family when he’s not travelling. He also holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in International Business from Cumberland University, Lebanon, Tennessee, USA.
    1.15 pm AEDT

    Day 3 [APAC]

    Future-Proof Your Business: Scale and Hire Globally and Compliantly

    Recent advancements in remote work present a window for growth. But failing to understand how to expand compliantly and the risks involved could be harmful. International hiring creates new filings, activities, and procedures for your legal and finance teams that requires country-specific counsel, potentially slowing growth.  

    Are you compliantly hiring global talent? Can you avoid legal pitfalls and abide by employment and tax regulations? Do you know the latest immigration policies to aid relocating employees? 


    You will learn:  

    • How to identify the best time to scale and which markets to enter first  
    • The biggest challenges – financial, legal, administrative – you face when growing internationally 
    • Solutions available to pursue international growth quickly, without bypassing compliance