Smooth leadership transition at JobStreet, as it readies itself for take-off to the next level of growth
Released on = May 10, 2006, 7:21 am
Press Release Author = prhub
Industry = Human Resources
Press Release Summary = JobStreet.com India, a leading online recruitment player and provider of recruitment management solutions, today announced that N Muralidharan, Vice-president & Managing Director would be handing over the reins to Anand Iyer who takes over as the CEO designate. N Muralidharan with close to three decades of industry experience built JobStreet India to into the leading player in the recruitment solutions space.
Press Release Body = JobStreet.com India, a leading online recruitment player and provider of recruitment management solutions, today announced that N Muralidharan, Vice-president & Managing Director would be handing over the reins to Anand Iyer who takes over as the CEO designate. N Muralidharan with close to three decades of industry experience built JobStreet India to into the leading player in the recruitment solutions space.
Prior to joining JobStreet, Anand Iyer was Sales Director-Asia Pacific at American Power Conversion Corporation (APC), a leading global datacenter solutions provider. The transition at JobStreet India comes as it readies itself for a take-off to its next level of growth.
Commenting on the leadership transition, Mark Chang, Founder & CEO, JobStreet Corporation Berhad, said, "Since bringing JobStreet to India, Murali has done a great job in building a stable business in India and one that is recognized as the market leader. We are particularly happy that he is at this stage able to 'follow the call' and pursue the goals he had set for himself some years ago. Murali will continue to be associated with JobStreet as Director and Advisor," adding," We are certain that Anand Iyer with his broad-based industry experience would steer the company well in truly exciting times that are ahead both for the group and the Indian operations."
Speaking on the transition N Muralidharan said," I am leaving to pursue things which are close to my heart and which have not received the attention that they deserve. I plan to be involved in academia and travel widely with family. The last six years with JobStreet have been truly exciting and rewarding. I am quite confident that Anand will take JobStreet to its next level of growth."
On his new responsibility Anand Iyer said, "I believe JobStreet India is in the right place at the right time. With the Indian economy witnessing tremendous growth, the job market is on a roll. This is one of the most exciting times ever for the Indian recruitment market with such unprecedented momentum and increased global attention. It is truly a great opportunity to be steering JobStreet at this juncture."
Prior to his regional position, Anand Iyer was Country Manager-India, APC between 1999-2004. During his close to a decade long association with the company, he contributed significantly in building APC as a leading brand in the UPS segment and transformed APC into India's most credible provider of power protection solutions. An engineer from IT-BHU, Anand is also a graduate from IIM Bangalore.
TV 18 Group recently signed a MoU with JobStreet to make a strategic investment in the India operations.
JobStreet operates the JobStreet.com online recruitment websites covering the employment markets in Malaysia, Singapore, India, Philippines and Indonesia. The Group currently services over 20,000 corporate customers and 4.0 million jobseekers. It is also a leading supplier of Applicant Tracking Solutions in the region. JobStreet.com has a partnership with Seek.com.au for marketing job postings in Australia & New Zealand. JobStreet is the only job portal in the region listed on a Stock Exchange, MESDAQ in Malaysia (Ticker JOBS). Additionally it is a TRUSTeģ certified job portal, assuring privacy of the data gathered.
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