Texas HR services firm names N.J. exec

BenefitMall, a Texas-based provider of benefit and payroll services, has hired a payroll sales director for New Jersey, it announced this week.

The company, which has its New Jersey office in Somerset, said John Watson joins after more than a dozen years with Paychex in a variety of roles, including district sales manager. He has more than a decade of payroll, HR and employee benefits sales experience, BenefitMall noted.

“BenefitMall is thrilled to introduce John Watson to our payroll sales team,” Michael Garcia, vice president of Eastern payroll sales, said in a prepared statement. “His extensive experience in payroll and employee benefits sales with small to medium businesses will make him an excellent leader for our sales team in New Jersey.”

In his new role, Watson will over see BenefitMall’s New Jersey human capital management and payroll sales efforts, leading the Garden State teams.