News Limited

Position: Head of Software Engineering

Company Size: 5001-10000 employees

Industry: Media

Location: Australia & New Zealand

News Limited is one of Australia’s largest media conglomerates, employing more than 8,000 staff nationwide and approximately 3,000 journalists.


MitchelLake was engaged to conduct an executive search to recruit a Head of Software Engineering who would lead 96 software developers. The search covered talent from across Australia with a focus on candidates who had proven online pedigree. MitchelLake identified 13 suitable candidates of which three qualified to final interview stage. The assignment was successful with a preferred candidate accepting the position.


  • Appointment of Head of Software Engineering
  • Time to Fill: 13 weeks

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