Workplace Options adds Stephen Galliano to head Global Relations


Mike Zellmer
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Raleigh, N.C. (October 5, 2017) – Workplace Options announced today that Stephen Galliano has joined the organization as its Senior Vice President of Global Relations.

With more than 25 years of work in the EAP industry, Galliano has extensive global experience that includes roles as a Clinical Director as well as several top-level executive positions at EAP-focused companies. He most recently served as CEO of AXA ICAS International, where the business grew under his leadership.

“We are excited to have Stephen working with us,” said Dean Debnam, CEO of Workplace Options. “His experience brings us additional tools to enhance the development of our services around the world. As we continue to make investments to support employees wherever they may need it, Stephen will play a key role in helping us serve more businesses, and more people worldwide.”

Alan King, President and COO of Workplace Options, said, “Stephen has had a pioneering role in defining and strengthening the global employee assistance market. We are fortunate to have him on the WPO team and look forward to building on his experience and expertise.”

Not only is Galliano an experienced executive, but also has a wealth of ability with the clinical aspects of the industry. He has a Master of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology, is an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society, and is a chartered and licensed Clinical Psychologist. He has served on the Board of EAPA, Inc. as their International Region Director, has spoken numerous times at global EAP conferences, is a member of numerous professional organizations, and has been featured in industry publications.

“I’m looking forward to playing a part in the next phase of the company’s growth and expansion, and strengthening our position as the global market leader,” Galliano said. “We have a unique and exciting strategy and are investing in our operations around the world. The company has a deep commitment to providing excellent service, and to building relationships that help to accomplish that goal. I am very impressed with the technology that the company has developed, and the continuous innovation that is at the heart of service delivery to individuals.”

Galliano will be based in Workplace Options’ London office, but will have global responsibilities for the company.


About Workplace Options

Workplace Options helps employees balance their work, family and personal needs to become healthier, happier and more productive, both personally and professionally. The company’s world-class employee support, effectiveness and wellbeing services provide information, resources, referrals and consultation on a variety of issues ranging from dependent care and stress management to clinical services and wellness programs.

Drawing from an international network of credentialed providers and professionals, Workplace Options is the world’s largest integrated employee support and work-life services provider. Service centers in the U.S., Canada, U.K., Ireland, Portugal, France, Belgium, UAE, Singapore, Japan, China, India and Indonesia support more than 53 million employees across 78,000 organizations and more than 200 countries and territories. To learn more, visit