MitchelLake acquires Michael Page

By Sophie Ford

Executive and specialist recruitment business MitchelLake has recently appointed industry veteran Mike Page to the position of Managing Director.

After spending some time familiarising himself with MitchelLake's US business at the end of 2010, Page is now overseeing MitchelLake's group operations including Executive, Contingent and Managed Recruitment Services from MitchelLake's Australian headquarters in Sydney.

Page brings 18+ years of management experience in executive, RPO and specialist technology recruitment including time as Operations Manager for listed recruitment group Rubicor (ASX: RUB) and as General Manager of Real Time Australia.

MitchelLake co-founder and Director Phaedon Stough said “After ten years of building our position in market we have reached a point in our maturity where Mike’s commercial and leadership experience will help us navigate significant growth in both our business and our market.”

Page responded “We are benefitting from a significant rise in market activity driven by a combination of new market entrants, startup and big brand investment in cloud services, mobile devices, social commerce, multi-channel marketing, media and entertainment.”

“I am excited to have joined a well established business and a great team just as demand for their expertise in sourcing talent for these markets is maturing from niche to mainstream levels.”

MitchelLake was founded in Sydney, Australia in 2001 by Phaedon Stough and Jon Tanner and operates as an executive and specialist recruitment business in convergent technology, media and marketing. They have established offices in Sydney, San Francisco, Melbourne, Brisbane and Hobart.

Mike Page is available for interview on +61 2 8292 9101. For general media enquiries, please contact Jon Tanner on +61 419 650 350