Catapult

Position: CEO
Company Size: 251-500 employees
Industry: Technology & Sports
Location: Australia, United States

Catapult is a sports performance analytics company, listed on the Australian Stock Exchange. With offices in Melbourne, Boston and Leeds, this leading sports tech business provides performance tracking technology to almost 3000 teams across 39 sports in 137 countries.

Assignment

Catapult was looking to appoint a commercially-minded, globally-experienced CEO to lead the company’s operations, to leverage the credibility of the product, and to develop, design and deliver the company’s next stage of growth by capitalising fully on the company’s market opportunities. The role oversaw a team of 360 based across the US, Australia and the UK, comprising technology, sales, customer support, marketing, and admin.

Reporting directly to the Board, the CEO would lead and control the Catapult strategy, operations, customer value proposition and structure. The initial immediate challenges of the role included: building alignment and momentum behind the existing vision for the business, which would both galvanise the internal team and inspire investor confidence; continuing to build on the operational measures already in place; and harnessing a personal passion for the business to inspire and embolden the team.

Result

  • Appointment of CEO
  • Time to Fill: 12 weeks

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