Yammer

Position: General Manager, APAC
Company Size: 251-500 employees
Industry: Technology, Social Media
Location: Asia

Acquired by Microsoft in 2012, Yammer is a social network platform used by over 200,000 companies worldwide.

Assignment

Build a world-class Asia Pacific team and recruitment infrastructure in a very short time frame.

Following Yammer’s success in America and Europe, building a team in Asia Pacific was integral to Yammer’s global strategy. MitchelLake worked with Yammer’s CCO, in carrying out an extensive search for both the Asia Pacific Lead and Enterprise Account Executives. The assignment was completed within a six week time-frame and candidates were successfully sourced from leading Australian based companies.

A recruitment infrastructure was also established to build an Asia Pacific team including organisational structure, position descriptions and remuneration packages and office space was provided for the first six months.

Result

  • Appointment of Head of Product
  • Appointment of IT Systems Lead
  • Appointment of Editorial Team
  • Time to Fill: 4 weeks

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