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Sonru appoints former Taleo man Daniel Richard to lead UK operation

Sonru, a multi award winning video interviewing technology company, today announced that it has appointed Daniel Richard as Managing Director of Sonru UK

Sonru, a multi award winning video interviewing technology company, today announced that it has appointed Daniel Richard as Managing Director of Sonru UK. A trained occupational psychologist with more than 15 years sales and consulting experience in multinational recruitment and HR services companies, Daniel will lead Sonru’s sales efforts in the UK, helping to grow its rapidly expanding customer base.


Prior to joining Sonru, Daniel spent 10 years at Taleo (NASDAQ: TLEO), the leading provider of on-demand talent management solutions, helping build the company from a small regional start-up to a true industry leader. Daniel held a variety of sales and consulting positions on various continents, including the US and Europe. His last responsibilities included managing direct and indirect sales for EMEA from his base in Amsterdam. Previously he held a position in HR with Bombardier, a global aerospace and rail transportation manufacturer. Daniel has a Master’s degree in Organizational/Occupational Psychology from Queen’s University in the UK.


It is an exciting time to join Sonru, we'll be seeing the use of video in recruitment a lot more in the upcoming years” said Daniel. “I look forward to helping Sonru stay on the leading edge of recruitment solutions.”


Fergal O’Byrne, CEO of Sonru, commenting on the appointment said, “We are excited about Daniel’s move to Sonru. He brings extensive experience in HR and recruitment services and his broad range of international expertise means he is well equipped to contribute significantly to Sonru’s ambitious international growth plans.”