25 Sep Internal promotions announced by leading industry innovator FuturePeople
Leading front-line recruitment and employee engagement specialists, FuturePeople, are pleased to announce several internal promotions, reflecting founder and former CEO, Linda Simonsen’s, passion for developing talented people from within and creating space for innovation.
Effective from August 2018, the company’s new-look leadership team sees three current staff promoted to roles that place the business in a strong position to continue to deliver volume recruitment solutions to their long-standing portfolio of government and blue-chip clients, in an agile way.
Lee Stone is Managing Director, having been promoted from CFO after two years. Lee will now be responsible for all aspects of the day-to-day running of the business, including all operational and financial matters.
Michael Adams is now the National Client Delivery Manager after two years, with him and his team taking responsibility for service delivery of recruitment solutions across Australia.
Giles Solomon has stepped into a National Client Director role after a year and will be leading key account management, new business development and the company’s robust research programme.
Linda Simonsen, Founder and CEO will still manage strategic relationships with key clients, however, will step away from day-to-day business activities. Instead, Linda will be fully focused on innovation and technology development.
“I am delighted to announce these promotions for Lee, Michael and Giles. It is a testament to both their talent and our commitment to coaching future leaders that we can make these promotions without having to look externally,” Linda said.
“There’s nothing more rewarding for a leader than nurturing talented people to fulfill their potential and I’ve been honoured to work closely with them all and trust them implicitly to manage the business exceptionally well.”
“I am sure this strengthens our position as a leading recruiter for customer-facing staff, and, on a personal level, this will give me the time and space to focus on long-term strategy and the implementation of new cutting-edge technology. I’m an entrepreneur by nature and love start-ups, so I am now energised and focused on the future.”
FuturePeople has been Australia’s leading engagement-driven recruitment agency for over 15 years. Specialising in developing emotional fitness on the front line for Industry 4.0, the company’s sought-after approach to fostering better employee engagement in the workplace has been a game-changer for a large number of customer experience-led organisations across Australia and has been recognised globally.
FuturePeople’s inaugural Recruitment Trends Report 2017 – 2018, released last year, received extensive industry and media attention, having been profiled by the Australian Financial Review’s BOSS Magazine off the back of successful round table discussions in Sydney and Melbourne. The events involved participation from industry leading representatives from some of Australia’s top organisations, including ANZ, Medibank, Crown Resorts and Tabcorp.
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