Vanessa has over 30 years of experience as a management consultant with Booz & Company (now known as Strategy&). Her roles at Booz & Company included Executive Chairman of Booz & Company (Japan) Inc, lead partner of the financial services practice in Global Markets and lead partner for the strategy practice. Vanessa was actively involved in the firm's customer, channels and market activities across a number of industries, focussing on areas such as customer experience, offer design and channels to market. She has held many senior governance roles at Booz & Company and has hands on experience in mergers and acquisitions and post-merger integration.
Following her retirement from Strategy& in 2015, Vanessa has undertaken various directorships. She is currently a non-executive director of Wesfarmers Limited (ASX:WES) and AMP Limited (ASX:AMP) and is Chairman of AMP Capital Holdings Limited. In addition, she has established her own advisory business focussed on providing support to executives in Asia and Australia.
Commenting on the appointment, SEEK Chairman Neil Chatfield said, "Vanessa's extensive experience in corporate strategy development across a number of industries is extremely valuable. We are delighted to have Vanessa join the Board and we look forward to working with her to deliver further successes for SEEK."
About SEEK Limited
The purpose of SEEK Limited (ASX:SEK) (OTCMKTS:SKLTY) is to help people live more fulfilling and productive working lives and help organisations succeed. SEEK makes a positive contribution to people's lives on a global scale.
SEEK is the global leader in the creation and operation of online employment markets. Globally SEEK has relationships with over 700,000 hirers and 150 million candidates.
SEEK makes a positive contribution to people's lives through connecting more people to relevant job opportunities using its marketplace scale and technology to build radically more efficient and effective employment marketplaces.
SEEK is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange, and has been listed in the Top 20 Most Innovative Companies Globally by Forbes, and Number One in Australia.
SEEK has been recognised by AON Hewitt as an Employer of Choice ten years straight and is passionate about it's company's culture. SEEK is a leader in workplace diversity and inclusion.
For 20 years SEEK has been an integral part of Australians' job-search process, and as the country's leading employment marketplace is uniquely positioned to empower Australians with career, education and volunteer opportunities to create productive and fulfilling working lives.