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 operates across 18 countries with exposure to over 4 billion people and 28 per cent of GDP. 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 is an integral part of New Zealanders job-search process, and as the country's leading employment marketplace is uniquely positioned to empower New Zealanders with career and volunteer opportunities to create productive and fulfilling working lives.