Posts Tagged ‘ASX’

Out-of-industry CEOs: A breath of fresh air or a cocky fish-out-of-water?

Recently installed Clarius CEO, Peter Wilson (ex-Datacom) wasn’t pulling any punches last week when he announced three recent senior level hires; new CTO Lee Bustin (ex-GroupM), new head of candidate management Leah Thode (self-employed leadership consultant and coach since 2010) and new director of on-demand and outsourcing services Stafia Giannakis (ex-Datacom). These three arrivals join new regional…

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Out-of-industry CEOs: A breath of fresh air or a cocky fish-out-of-water?

Recently installed Clarius CEO, Peter Wilson (ex-Datacom) wasn’t pulling any punches last week when he announced three recent senior level hires; new CTO Lee Bustin (ex-GroupM), new head of candidate management Leah Thode (self-employed leadership consultant and coach since 2010) and new director of on-demand and outsourcing services Stafia Giannakis (ex-Datacom). These three arrivals join new regional…

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Red Flashing Lights: How you know when profitability is about to sink

After last week’s blog on the Australian publicly listed recruitment companies that have departed the boards of the ASX, I received a few emails from readers asking me follow up questions about the decline in fortunes of such formerly successful companies. Such questions as: How do such, formerly successful, companies become so unprofitable in a relatively short…

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ASX-listed recruitment companies: Going, going, gone

Four weeks ago giant Japanese recruiter, Recruit, concurrently announced agreements to purchase both peoplebank and Chandler Macleod. As the respective boards of both companies are recommending that shareholders accept the bid, and with no alternative bid likely, both companies will soon be fully owned by Japanese investors. John C Plummer will pocket just under AUD$39 million for his…

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