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
SEEK Limited (ASX:SEK) (OTCMKTS:SKLTY) is a diverse group of companies, comprised of a strong portfolio of online employment, educational, commercial and volunteer businesses. SEEK spans across 19 countries and operates in four of the six fastest growing countries by GDP. SEEK’s purpose 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 listed on the Australian Securities Exchange, where it is a top 50 company with a market capitalisation close to A$6billion 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 nine years straight and is passionate about it’s company's culture. SEEK is a leader in workplace diversity and inclusion.
Since 2004 SEEK has been an integral part of New Zealand’s job-search process, and as the country’s leading employment marketplace is uniquely positioned to empowering New Zealanders with career, education and volunteer opportunities to create productive and fulfilling working lives.