Jobrapido, a Symphony Technology Group (STG) company, announced today the appointment of experienced industry executive Robert Brouwer as CEO. With more than 15 years of experience in leading and transforming companies, Brouwer brings a wealth of global online recruitment knowledge to Jobrapido, the second largest global player in the growing job aggregator segment. The company has a presence in 58 countries, providing a one-stop platform for job-seekers to connect with employers.
Brouwer will help advance Jobrapido’s strategic efforts as it seeks to become the leading global player in online talent acquisition. Most recently, he spent 12 years at Monster Worldwide, where he oversaw global expansion strategy and execution in Europe, Africa and Latin America.
“Robert has a proven track record for creating high-growth businesses with matching results and bringing market-winning value propositions in highly competitive environments,” said William Chisholm, Managing Director at Symphony Technology Group. “We’re confident that his expertise will translate into exceptional growth for Jobrapido.”
Symphony Technology Group acquired Jobrapido in April 2014 to enhance the quality and global scale of the company across the recruitment value chain. Since its inception in 2006, Jobrapido has grown to receive more than 1.1 billion visits from more than 100 million job seekers annually. The company continues to grow as it expands its offering throughout Europe and the rest of the world.
Jobrapido also appointed Warren Hammond as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales. Hammond joins the team with a focus on building a new worldwide solution-focused sales organization. He has been leading sales organizations for almost 20 years and most recently Hammond spent seven years with Monster Worldwide in different senior European sales leadership roles. His past work experience has proven his ability to scale sales in businesses all over the world, while implementing new technologies that improve human resources.
“Warren and I are both thrilled to be on board with Jobrapido,” says Brouwer. “We’re looking forward to positioning Jobrapido as the leader in online talent acquisition solutions.”
Jobrapido is a global job search engine that analyzes and aggregates all job listings from all over the web in a single platform, giving job seekers the ability to find relevant jobs quickly. Since it was founded in 2006, Jobrapido has established itself as the second largest job search engine globally with 30 million unique users per month and 40 million registered users. Headquartered in Milan, Italy, the company conducts business in 58 countries and is used by more than 1,000 companies to fill their recruitment needs. For more information, please visit www.jobrapido.com.
About Symphony Technology Group:
Symphony Technology Group (STG) is a strategic private equity firm with the mission of investing in and being a partner in building great software and services companies. In addition to capital, STG provides transformation expertise to enable its portfolio companies to deliver more value to clients to retain and attract the best talent and to achieve best-in-class business performance. All STG portfolio companies are expected to grow through innovation. STG’s current portfolio consists of 12 global companies with combined revenue of approximately $2.5 billion and thousands of employees spread across North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, please visitwww.symphonytg.com.