Talent has announced two key acquisitions, with Georgia Kelaher joining the company as global chief people officer and Megan Woodbury (pictured) joining as global chief financial officer.
Kelaher’s role is effective immediately, while Woodbury will start from July 1st, 2022. Yaron Segal, the current global chief financial officer at Talent, will transition into a global chief commercial officer role effective from the same date.
Both Kelaher and Woodbury will work closely with Talent’s global CEO Mark Nielsen as part of their new roles, focusing on both domestic and international growth.
Kelaher joins Talent from Nearmap following an extensive career in People & Culture leadership roles. She will be working with our People & Culture team across all locations that Talent operates in, leading the global execution of P&C initiatives in alignment with Talent’s growth ambitions and drive for innovation and ideation.
Georgia Kelaher, Talent global chief people officer, said: “I’m honoured to be joining the Talent team at such an exciting stage of growth. The collective passion and shared vision really drew me to Talent. I’m looking forward to continuing to build on Talent’s global success and growth, where our people talent can thrive and continue to create a better world of work.”
Woodbury joins Talent from Adcorp Holdings following an extensive career in finance and CSuite roles. She will work closely with Talent’s global finance team, and the wider leadership team.
In her role she will be responsible for managing the financial growth of the global Talent business, working on initiatives with the Talent Board to further enhance financial outcomes, and leading global strategies within Talent, Avec, Solutions, and Talent RISE.
Commenting on the appointment, Megan Woodbury said: “I am thrilled to be joining the Talent team
at such an exciting time in the company’s growth. I am looking forward to leveraging my experience to
provide value to the business and the talented individuals that make up the Talent team.”
Yaron Segal, Talent global chief financial officer, will transition into his new role as global chief
commercial officer on July 1st, 2022. Yaron will be responsible for ensuring Talent’s digital platforms
and systems are globalised and match the growth expectations of the group. He will also be
responsible for enhancing the effectiveness of Talent’s core delivery capability, maximising returns on
Talent’s service streams and working with the leadership team on ad-hoc commercial initiatives.
On the transition, Yaron Segal commented: “After being in the Global Chief Financial role for 7 years,
I am excited to be moving into a new role to further drive the growth of the business. I also look
forward to working with Megan and Georgia and ensuring they are both seamlessly inducted into the
Talent Global CEO, Mark Nielsen, said he is thrilled on the new appointments “As we take Talent to
the next level with increased market share, new service streams, and continued globalisation, I
believe the addition of Megan and Georgia and realignment of Yaron’s role, provides Talent with the
executive bandwidth to capitalise on new opportunities and deliver on our ambitious future strategy.”
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