LoopMe, a brand-focused mobile advertising platform, has announced a number of hires across the APAC, including four senior hires: Daisuke Shigeishi as Head of Digital Partnerships, Georgia Watson as Senior Sales Director, Akihito Morita as Sales Director, and James Symonds as Senior Sales Director ANZ. This follows investment by Mayfair Equity Partners and strong revenue growth, with the firm achieving $114m in revenue in the last 12 months.
Global Processing Services (GPS), a payment tech platform, announced the appointment of Cameron Cox as Chief Transformation Officer (CTO). In this newly created role, Cameron will shape GPS’ strategic integrated payments business initiatives to capture new international growth opportunities. Based in London, Cameron sits on GPS’ global executive committee.
NielsenIQ, a global information services company, has named Tracey Massey as the company’s first Chief Operating Officer (COO). Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer and will oversee all commercial and product aspects, responsible for revenue, product development plans, business units’ strategies, and all market-facing aspects of NielsenIQ.
humii, Aussie’s first online platform that combines cutting-edge tech with real human analysis of online shopping, is growing its Aussie-based team to meet increasing customer demand, with five new hires, including leading global retail strategist Mareile Osthus in the pivotal role of Chief Strategy Officer. Osthus brings over 15 years’ retail industry expertise, having held positions with The Iconic, Alquemie Group, The Oroton Group, Zalando and Hugo Boss.
Verizon (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) announced the appointment of Sowmyanarayan Sampath to Executive Vice President and CEO of Verizon Business, effective July 1, 2022. He will succeed Tami Erwin, who will assume the role of Strategic Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer until the end of 2022. Sampath will report directly to Hans Vestberg, Verizon Chairman and CEO.
11:11 Systems (11:11), a managed infrastructure solutions provider, announced the appointment of Marc Beder to Regional Director of APAC. He will be based in Sydney. Following 11:11’s acquisition of iland, where he previously held the role of VP of Solutions Architecture, Beder will spearhead the company’s growth and expansion efforts in APAC.
Ares Management Corporation (Ares) announced that Henry Lee has joined Ares Wealth Management Solutions (AWMS) to lead its efforts as part of the Firm’s commitment to build out dedicated wealth management teams to cater to the growing region's retail opportunity.
While The Wired Agency [‘Wired’] is having a record year for revenue and retention, they’re far from immune when it comes to the dire skills shortage situation facing Aussie businesses. But rather than continue with standard recruitment processes, Wired has mixed things up in a big way with the launch of ‘Recruit your mates’. Designed to remove as many barriers as possible when it comes to finding good talent, Recruit your mates takes a direct approach to recruitment by offering an incentive to anyone who recommends successful candidates.
Mind Medicine Australia has appointed Ronnie Figdor OAM as its first Chief Operating Officer. Figdor, who has been lecturing in medical and business ethics for almost three decades, has a background in medical research, education, computing and management.
The Technology Business Management (TBM) Council, a not-for-profit firm dedicated to advancing TBM through education and collaboration between IT leaders and business partners, is celebrating 10 years of ushering in an era of transparency and communication across lines of business with TBM. The TBM Council is announcing new members to its board of directors and continued advancement of TBM by modernising the discipline.