Brent Leahy brings to the role more than 20 years recruitment industry experience, specialising in the tech sector as well as legal, sales and marketing, accounting and finance, engineering, construction and manufacturing. His track record includes leading state operations in VIC, SA and WA, as well as managing projects and teams across Asia Pacific.
Brent also brings strategic consulting strengths to the role. He draws on the full recruitment toolkit of traditional tools and newer options including Recruitment Process Outsourcing, Managed Services Provision and more to match clients with the right skills for their business, regardless of project type or prevailing market conditions.
Peter Acheson, CEO of Peoplebank, comments that in addition to his management and recruitment expertise, Brent Leahy was appointed for his natural fit with Peoplebank’s culture.
“Peoplebank’s growth is based on creating a great place to work, where individuals fulfill their career aspirations while helping clients achieve their business goals. Brent fits naturally into this culture, with his positive, creative management style that inspires people to be their best self.”
“Brent is already a valued partner to many Victorian businesses who are seeking the best skills in the market. I am confident his leadership will help our Victorian team go from strength to strength, and I look forward to working with Brent into 2018 and beyond,” Acheson said.
Brent Leahy can be contacted at Peoplebank’s Queen St, Melbourne offices, on 03 8080 7200 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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