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Talent appoints Meagan Jeffery as Global CIO
Wed, 22nd Mar 2023

Talent has announced the appointment of Meagan Jeffery as Global Chief Information Officer, effective immediately. She will work closely with Talent’s Global CEO, Mark Nielsen, and the wider Talent team, focusing on building Talent’s technology function, leveraging enablers such as data and AI, and also provide contractors and customers with the highest level of service. Meagan has worked in Australia, South Africa, and the UK (London), and is cross-culturally sensitive and able to provide effective, hands-on leadership and motivation to teams with varied cultures, work ethics, and social customs.

Mark Nielsen said he is thrilled to have someone of Meagan’s caliber join the global team. "Our goal is to ensure we build out a world-class technology infrastructure that supports the step-change we are going through. Not only will Meagan bring her expertise to the Talent business but to our Avec service line and our customers."

Meagan brings over 25 years of extensive experience in the technology sector having held roles in retail and investment banking, superannuation, insurance broking, energy, utilities, and federal and state government. In recent roles, she has advised and supported boards, CIOs and IT executives with strategic planning, digital transitioning, and sourcing of technology services.

"It’s an honor and exciting for me to be joining Talent and an exceptional team. I’m looking forward to the challenges and opportunities this role will bring. It will be our mission to rethink technology and strive for digital transformation to make a real impact to the organization and our customers. I am also fortunate that with Talent I can continue CIO advisory services and maintain my board career," said Meagan Jeffery commenting on her appointment.

Talent is a global technology and digital services business providing technology contractors and permanent recruitment, tech project delivery and support services, and designing and building embedded talent acquisition functions. Over the past 10 years, Talent has achieved record growth increasing its footprint to 6 countries and generating over $900m in annual revenue.

Talent is a purpose-driven organization with its vision and mission at the core. Its values guide everything they do, which include leading the way, striving for better, and giving a damn. They are determined to build a better world of work and give back to their communities through their charitable foundation, Talent RISE, aiming to improve the lives of everyone they work with. They want to create a true sense of belonging for all.

Meagan’s appointment comes at a crucial juncture as Talent continues to revamp its technology function to support the company’s growth objectives. Meagan brings a wealth of experience in the technology sector and is poised to make a significant impact at Talent.