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Talent appoints two new global executives

Talent has today announced Georgia Kelaher will be joining the company as Global Chief People Officer, effective immediately.

Talent is pleased to also announce Megan Woodbury will be joining the company as Global Chief Financial Officer, effective from July 1st, 2022. Yaron Segal, Talent Global Chief Financial Officer, will transition into a Global Chief Commercial Officer role effective from July 1st, 2022.

Both Georgia and Megan will work closely with Talent’s Global CEO, Mark Nielsen, and the wider Talent team, focusing on the growth of the company both domestically and internationally.

Georgia joins Talent from Nearmap following an extensive career in People & Culture leadership roles. Georgia will be working with our People & Culture team across all locations that Talent operates in, leading the global execution of P&C initiatives in alignment with Talent’s growth ambitions and drive for innovation and ideation.

Georgia Kelaher, Talent Global Chief People Officer, said on the announce “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.”

Megan 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.

Commenting on the appointment, Megan Woodbury, said “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.”

Yaron Segal, Talent Global Chief Financial Officer, will transition into his new role as Global Chief Commercial Officer on July 1st, 2022. Yaron 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.

On the transition, Yaron Segal commented “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.”

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.”