Thomas International Celebrates its 40th Birthday

23 September 2021
2 minute

Talent Assessment Platform provider launches series of interviews with psychometric thought leaders to mark its four decades in the industry

Thomas 40 birthday press release

Thomas International (“Thomas”), the global talent assessment platform provider, has today marked its 40th birthday by launching a series of interviews with individuals across the globe that have helped shape the field of applied psychometrics in the workplace. 

Since its genesis in 1981, Thomas has defined the value of psychology for businesses by leveraging emergent technology and pioneering the application of behavioural science to talent recruitment and people development decisions. Over the last 40 years, the business has seen consistent growth, taking it from a small family business to become the leading provider of psychometric assessments worldwide.  

Innovations in science has been at Thomas’ core from the outset. In response to an accelerated demand for people-focused insight, the business launched its market-leading Aptitude and Personality assessments alongside its flagship Behaviour analysis. Recent decades have seen Thomas continue to expand its portfolio of assessments to support businesses through rapid social change, political upheaval and global financial crises. The footprint of the business grew in parallel, with offices opening across the four corners of the world; the Netherlands, France, Belgium, South Africa, Australia, and Malaysia. 

Thomas International now provides insights into people’s core motivations, strengths and potential for over 250,000 trained users in 11,000 companies across more than 140 countries worldwide. A Thomas assessment is taken every 38 seconds. With businesses facing new challenges post-pandemic, Thomas remains singularly focused on further innovating with its customers to provide the people insights they need to thrive.  

As organisations seek to evolve to meet today’s opportunities and challenges, the relevance of behavioural insight is only likely to increase, and on its 40th birthday, Thomas International continues its commitment to be instrumental in that expansion.  

Sabby Gill, CEO of Thomas International said: “Thomas’ agility is a defining characteristic of a company that has achieved remarkable growth and which, after forty years, remains on a high growth trajectory. I am proud of the people behind that achievement, and confident that we will continue to realise higher human achievement for ourselves, our customers and our partners.” 

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About Thomas

Founded in 1981, Thomas International works with customers across the globe to help them realise the true potential in people. Its people assessments provide powerful insights, giving organisations the knowledge to recruit and manage with confidence. It offers a suite of online assessments and training services, covering areas including behaviour, emotional intelligence, aptitude, employee engagement, workplace personality and leadership. Having been at the forefront of assessment innovation for over 35 years, Thomas provides online assessments to over 11,000 companies worldwide, in 56 languages and across 140 countries.  

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