NEW YORK, NY and LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM and MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA--(Marketwired - Jan 29, 2014) - PageUp People, a leading multinational talent management solutions provider, announced today that seasoned business executive Anthony J. James (AJ) has joined the company as Global Chief Marketing Officer. In this new role, James leverages more than 25 years of international sales and marketing experience to drive overall marketing strategy and identify and lead new market opportunities.
Throughout his career, James has spearheaded the leadership, growth and management of high-performance, multidisciplinary marketing, sales and creative operations throughout Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Europe, as well as in emerging markets around the globe. He most recently served as Group CEO of Sample Central, where he developed the concept of "tryvertising" (trying before you buy), created the global go-to-market strategy and grew the business worldwide by negotiating franchise agreements in more than 20 countries in less than five years. Previously, James was Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Creata, where he led marketing initiatives for the company's creative and production services, working across 11 countries on five continents and overseeing 480 individuals. Earlier in his career, James held the positions of Vice President of Marketing, Asia Pacific at Fujitsu Consulting, Director of Sales and Marketing at ZIVO Internet Solutions and Divisional Manager of eBusiness Global for IBM Global Services.
"We are very pleased to welcome AJ to the team, as his proven expertise in driving successful international marketing initiatives makes him a key addition to our leadership team," said Karen Cariss, CEO of PageUp People. "As PageUp People continues to bring our innovative talent management solutions to new markets around the world, AJ's experience in growing global businesses will be crucial to our future success."
"It is a great honor to join PageUp People as the company continues to expand its market-leading position and develop new solutions to enhance talent management processes across borders," said James. "I look forward to further growing the company brand and identifying new clients around the world who can benefit from its industry-leading talent management solutions."
About PageUp People
PageUp People helps multinational employers strategically align their talent resources to execute corporate strategy across borders, business units, cultures and languages -- maximizing employee value and business results. The PageUp People SaaS-delivered solution unifies Recruiting, Performance Management, Compensation, Training & Development, Career Planning, Succession Management and Advanced Workforce Analytics to help global employers overcome the talent management challenges that are inherent to operating across multiple geographies.
PageUp People solutions support large multinational organizations, including several Global 500 employers and more than 90,000 HR practitioners operating across more than 180 countries from a broad range of industries, including financial services, retail, mining and refining, transportation and telecommunications. PageUp People is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia with additional office locations in Sydney, London, New York and Singapore. Learn more about how PageUp People can help transform your organization's multinational HR initiatives by visiting www.pageuppeople.com.