Data Scouts, an Aussie training and recruitment agency specialising in marketing automation and CRM, has announced its second acquisition within the last 12 months as it aims to become a $100 million company.
Data Scouts has bought specialist Salesforce recruitment consulting firm Careers in the Cloud, which provides advisory and recruitment services in the cloud computing and SaaS space.
Careers in the Cloud is led by industry veteran Tony Kvatch, who will lead the recruitment arm of Data Scouts.
Kvatch has over 10 years’ experience in IT sales and recruitment, having spent the last four years focusing on recruitment within the Salesforce.com ecosystem, and five years as a Salesforce user and part-administrator.
Data Scouts co-founder Will Scully-Power said the company was thrilled to have Kvatch join the team.
“His knowledge, network and keen eye for quality talent in this space are second to none and we look forward to him joining our executive team,” he said.
Kvatch said he was excited to be joining a team of industry leaders with a bold vision.
“My goal is to help Salesforce administrators, Salesforce developers, Salesforce platform managers, Salesforce business analysts, Salesforce project managers, Salesforce consultants, Salesforce marketing experts, and Salesforce architects land the best possible role available to them,” he said.
“In turn, this will help our Data Scouts customers take full advantage of the Salesforce platform with the best the best possible available talent in the industry.
Marcus Zeltzer, co-founder of Data Scouts, said the acquisition of Careers in the Cloud forms part of the company’s strategic plan in building the largest training and recruitment agency within the Asia-Pacific region that specialises in marketing automation and CRM.
Data Scouts’ acquisition of Careers in the Cloud comes after it bought Sydney Data Miners – a group of over 1,900 marketing automation and CRM professionals – in February 2016.
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