Australian career and employment classified site Seek Asia has appointed Michele Manigart as its chief strategy officer (CSO) in its Malaysia headquarters.

Michele Manigar

Michele Manigart

Manigart (LinkedIn profile) will report to Florian Dehne, strategy director for AP&A (Asia Pacific & Americas).

“We are delighted to bolster our leadership team by adding someone of Manigart’s caliber and track record. She will be instrumental as we look to improve our market position and pursue growth opportunities in Asia,” said Dehne.

Before working for the recruitment marketplace, Manigart acted as the director of operations for Global Knowledge and Asia Telecoms, Media, and Tech (TMT) Practice at McKinsey & Company’s Kuala Lumpur office. In her new role, Manigart is now responsible for defining and driving locally responsive, group-aligned strategic priorities, while building and leading a team of strategists.

“Manigart’s appointment could not have come at a better time. We have been investing in our Asia team significantly to transform our Asia business into Southeast Asia’s leading career platform,” said SeekAsia CEO Peter Bithos.

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