Brent Leahy, Peoplebank

Technology and specialist recruiter Peoplebank has appointed 20-year recruitment industry veteran Brent Leahy as general manager Victoria in a move it says will further strengthen its position as a recruitment partner to Victoria’s Government, utilities and private sector organisations.

Paul Bennett, MapR

Converged data platform provider MapR Technologies has announced the appointment of 25-year ICT industry veteran Paul Bennett as country manager for Australia and New Zealand.

IT workers with uni degrees paid more: claim

Census data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics shows that people with university qualifications working in the IT industry are paid an average of 11.5% more than if they had no such qualifications.

Jill Rowley, Marketo

Engagement marketing software and solutions provider Marketo has appointed Jill Rowley as chief growth adviser.

Three senior hires join Ixup

Data collaboration company Ixup has made three senior management appointments.

John Sullivan ELABOR8

Australian business consulting firm Elabor8 has boosted its executive team with the appointment of 30-year ICT industry veteran John Sullivan as its new chief executive.

Arturo Arrarte SLACK

Cloud-based office productivity and messaging platform Slack has appointed computer science and mechatronic engineer specialist, Arturo Arrarte, as head of Growth for the Asia Pacific region.

Census data shows big rise in IT salaries: ITPA

Wages for IT professionals in some categories grew by as much as 30% in the five years taken in by the 2016 census, according to ABS figures cited by the IT Professionals Association.

ACS appoints Yohan Ramasundara as next president

The Australian Computer Society has appointed Yohan Ramasundara as its president for two years from next year onwards.

Steve Bennetts, Qualtrics

US-based software company Qualtrics has appointed former Chandler Macleod senior manager Steve Bennetts as employee experience subject matter expert.

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