Mitchellake Group bolsters global presence with multiple strategic hires and the launch of executive search brand Posted at 0:00, Thu, 25 October 2012 in Company Updates

MitchelLake Group, specialist provider of executive search, specialist recruitment and managed recruitment solutions has reported continuing success across the markets it operates in and the launch of a new executive search offering.

Achieving an inclusion in the 2012 BRW Fast 100 list, the business has tripled its headcount over the last 18 months. After recently opening an office in London, they now have operations across Australia (three offices), USA (San Francisco) and Europe (London).

When asked to comment on MitchelLake Group’s recent surge in demand, Managing Director, Mike Page states, “Having operated in the Digital, Emerging Technology and Start-up areas for over 11 years we are currently experiencing a rising and sustained demand for our services as we continue to see the rapid convergence of the technology, media and digital markets. Our expertise and track record in the local and international startup market has also fuelled a boom in demand for us as the rise of new solutions disrupting traditional channels continues to explode”.

Some key hires across the group include:

* Nick Dean, previously with FBI in London and Sydney. Nick will focus on senior digital assignments across the agency and enterprise sectors.

* Astley Milne, previously with Perceptor in Sydney. Astley will cover the startup and innovation markets.

* Jonathan Jeffries and Kevin Griffiths, previously with Ethos and BMS respectively. Jonathan and Kevin are responsible for executive search services under the new global executive search brand, Lake Republic.

Commenting on the groups’ recent hires Page said “We are excited to have hired some of the industry’s leading senior recruiters to join our longstanding team and help us continue to grow our market share”.

Page says “Lake Republic has a highly specialist focus on senior regional and global search exercises within the digital transformation and emerging technology disciplines. We have already completed a number of assignments for both Australian businesses and overseas enterprises looking to enter the local market…

Lake Republic compliments our strategy of providing global access to the best talent across the markets we serve. Our dedicated teams of researchers in Australia, U.S. and Europe are able to support our delivery across these markets”.

Page also commented on the groups’ continued expansion plans for a second US office as well as a presence in Asia. “We are currently being asked by a number of our clients to support them in their own expansion efforts across the eastern U.S. states as well as key territories in Asia”.