Monday, 20 June 2022 00:03

Talent appoints new global executives Featured

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Georgia Kelaher, Global Chief People Officer, Talent Georgia Kelaher, Global Chief People Officer, Talent

Global technology and digital services business Talent has announced that Georgia Kelaher is joining the company as global chief people officer, effective immediately.

Talent also announced that Megan Woodbury will be joining the company as global chief financial officer, effective from 1 July 2022, when current global CFO Yaron Segal will transition into the global chief commercial officer role.

Talent says Kelaher and Woodbury will work closely with Talent global CEO Mark Nielsen and the wider Talent team, focusing on the growth of the company both domestically and internationally.

Kelaher joins Talent from Nearmap following an extensive career in people and culture leadership roles and Talent says she will be working with its people and culture team across all locations that it operates in, “leading the global execution of P&C initiatives in alignment with Talent’s growth ambitions and drive for innovation and ideation”.

“I’m honoured to be joining the Talent team at such an exciting stage of growth. The collective passion and shared vision really drew me to Talent. I’m looking forward to continuing to build on Talent’s global success and growth, where our people talent can thrive and continue to create a better world of work,” said Kelaher.

Woodbury joins Talent from Adcorp Holdings following an extensive career in finance and C-suite roles.

“Megan will work closely with Talent’s global finance team, and the wider leadership team. In her role she will be responsible for managing the financial growth of the global Talent business, working on initiatives with the Talent Board to further enhance financial outcomes, and leading global strategies within Talent, Avec, Solutions, and Talent RISE,” said Talent.

“I am thrilled to be joining the Talent team at such an exciting time in the company's growth. I am looking forward to leveraging my experience to provide value to the business and the talented individuals that make up the Talent team,” Woodbury said,

Segal will transition into his new role as global chief commercial officer on 1 July 2022 and Talent says he will be responsible for ensuring Talent’s digital platforms and systems are globalised and match the growth expectations of the group.

“He will also be responsible for enhancing the effectiveness of Talent’s core delivery capability, maximising returns on Talent’s service streams and working with the leadership team on ad-hoc commercial initiatives.”

“After being in the global chief financial role for 7 years, I am excited to be moving into a new role to further drive the growth of the business. I also look forward to working with Megan and Georgia and ensuring they are both seamlessly inducted into the business,” Segal said.

Talent Global CEO Mark Nielsen said he is “thrilled” on the new appointments, “As we take Talent to the next level with increased market share, new service streams, and continued globalisation, I believe the addition of Megan and Georgia and realignment of Yaron’s role, provides Talent with the executive bandwidth to capitalise on new opportunities and deliver on our ambitious future strategy.” 

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