Paychex Names New Vice President of Eastern Operations

Bryan Hodge has 10 years of management experience in payroll operations

ROCHESTER, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Paychex, Inc. today announced the promotion of a veteran senior manager in its operations organization. Bryan R. Hodge has been named the company's vice president of operations for the Eastern United States. Additionally, the Paychex Board of Directors appointed Hodge an officer of the company.

Hodge has 20 years of management experience in operations and retail sales, with 10 of those years in payroll operations. He was regional vice president of operations for Advantage Payroll Services, Inc., a privately owned payroll provider, when Paychex acquired Advantage in 2002. Hodge then joined the Paychex operations management team as manager of the company's Providence, R.I. branch. Most recently, he served as director of operations for Paychex Premier(R) HR Services, the company's comprehensive outsourcing solution serving 453,000 client employees, nearly as many as our next three competitors combined.

"Bryan has shown exceptional leadership since becoming part of the Paychex management team," said Martin Mucci, Paychex senior vice president of operations. "Bryan has demonstrated a commitment to our clients and the ability to successfully lead our fastest growing product, Premier HR, and I'm pleased to recognize those accomplishments with his appointment to this new role."

Prior to joining Advantage Payroll Services, Hodge held management positions with Limited Brands, Inc. and G.H. Bass and Company. Hodge, a native of Rockland, Mass., holds a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing from the University of Massachusetts.

About Paychex

Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX) is a leading provider of payroll, human resource, and benefits outsourcing solutions for small- to medium-sized businesses. The company offers comprehensive payroll services, including payroll processing, payroll tax administration, and employee pay services, including direct deposit, check signing, and Readychex(R). Human resource services include 401(k) plan recordkeeping, health insurance, workers' compensation administration, section 125 plans, a professional employer organization, time and attendance solutions, and other administrative services for business. Paychex was founded in 1971. With headquarters in Rochester, New York, the company has more than 100 offices serving approximately 554,000 payroll clients nationwide as of May 31, 2009. For more information about Paychex and our products, visit

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