Talent announces changes to senior leadership team

A series of internal promotions and the creation of a restructured senior leadership team signal increased global focus of Australia’s largest IT&T recruitment firm.

We are excited to announced a set of new senior leadership appointments as the company looks to expand its global business, particularly within the US and the Asia-Pacific markets.

Founder and Managing Director of Talent, Richard Earl, will assume the newly created role of Executive Chairman and be charged with oversight of Talent’s global network and the roll out company’s three year global expansion strategy.

Chief Financial Officer Mark Nielsen, will take on the role of Chief Executive Officer of Talent’s APAC business with direct responsibility for the 11 branches across Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong.

Sydney based Head of Operations, Kay Eriksson, will take on the role of Chief Operating Officer for Talent APAC, while Yaron Segal will become Chief Financial Officer for Talent APAC.

“This new senior leadership team will position us for further growth in 2016 and allow us to roll out our aggressive three year global expansion strategy.  The best companies promote from within, and I’m immensely proud to assemble this new senior leadership team for the APAC region from our existing talent” Founder and Executive Chairman Richard Earl commented.

The new leadership appointments come ahead of a busy year for Talent, as the firm heads into its 21st year with no sign of slowing down. Having won the SEEK SARA awards in Australia and New Zealand for Best Recruitment Agency (large and medium respectively) and the Australian award for Most Innovative Agency, Talent has its sights fixed firmly on the future.

“Talent is perfectly positioned to capture the growing global demand for IT&T recruitment services. I’m looking forward to being able to have a more active involvement in our global expansion, and focusing on our key initiatives such as the Talent Unleashed Awards, Talent Engage and Talent RISE” said Earl.

The new leadership appointments will come into effect as of March 1, 2016.