Melbourne, Australia (August 16, 2006) – Aquent, a global firm specialising in staffing solutions for the marketing, communications and creative industries has appointed Laurie D’Angelo as the new Team Leader for its creative freelance operations in Melbourne, Australia.
Recognising Laurie’s management potential and Aquent’s need to include a second tier management structure in Melbourne, Laurie was transferred from a successful recruitment desk in Aquent’s Sydney office to take up this position. Laurie will be responsible for further growing Aquent’s creative temp business in Melbourne, managing her creative freelance recruiters, and providing exceptional services to clients and talent in the creative sector in Melbourne.
Lisa Norris, Aquent’s Regional Director of Australia and New Zealand explained, "Being a global company with 70 offices in 17 countries, we offer fantastic opportunities for Aquent staff to move to other offices around the world. Those with advanced business development skills and management experience are highly sought after and these are the sorts of people that we like to provide these opportunities to. Aquent recognised Laurie’s ability to manage other recruiters, whilst building on Aquent’s existing customer relationships and further developing business in the area of creative staffing. And we took the steps to promote her accordingly. I'm confident that her niche market knowledge will compound Aquent’s leadership in Melbourne in the creative arena."
Laurie has six years of experience in the recruitment industry. After graduating from the University of Newcastle with a Bachelor of Business majoring in Marketing, Laurie commenced her recruitment career in high volume contract placements. Through this experience and more, she brings with her a wealth of skills in account management and team leadership.
Aquent is a global firm specialising in staffing solutions for the marketing, communications and creative industries. Through a network of nearly 70 offices in 17 countries, Aquent services in the areas of print and web design and production; advertising and media, marketing, public relations and business support. In its twenty-year history, Aquent has made nearly 400,000 matches of independent professionals with client companies worldwide. The company ’s Asia-Pacific headquarters are in Sydney and global headquarters are in Boston, Massachusetts.