Wednesday, 23 March 2016 12:21

Davidson Tech appoints recruitment pro as CEO

Davidson Technology CEO Brendan Kavenagh Davidson Technology CEO Brendan Kavenagh

Twenty-year industry veteran recruitment professional Brendan Kavenagh has been appointed Davidson Technology’s new CEO for Australia and New Zealand.

Before joining Davidson, Brendan was the General Manager of Peoplebank Victoria for more than 10 years and prior to that held several senior management roles for employment companies.

He has more than 20 years’ experience in the employment industry and just over 15 years specialising in the technology sector.

Davidson Technology is part of the Davidson Group, which has offices across Australia and New Zealand with services including consulting & HR solutions, corporate, executive, projects and operations and technology. Damien Ross, along with his father Graeme Ross and business partner Gary Lorden, established the Technology and Digital recruitment business of ITCOM in 2006 – subsequently the Davidson Group acquired ITCOM.  

“Davidson Technology is beautifully positioned in the marketplace.” Kavenagh said. “I like that it is all hands on deck and the team are genuinely wanting to perform at a high standard and make a difference for customers.

“I am looking forward to working with a new team, with new ideas and a different way of doing things.”

Ross said, “We believe Brendan will be a fantastic, cultural fit for our business, and will also bring the skills and experience to enhance our overall offering to the Australian and New Zealand technology markets and make a significant contribution to Davidson in this next phase of growth.”

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Peter Dinham

Peter Dinham - retired and is a "volunteer" writer for iTWire. He is a veteran journalist and corporate communications consultant. He has worked as a journalist in all forms of media – newspapers/magazines, radio, television, press agency and now, online – including with the Canberra Times, The Examiner (Tasmania), the ABC and AAP-Reuters. As a freelance journalist he also had articles published in Australian and overseas magazines. He worked in the corporate communications/public relations sector, in-house with an airline, and as a senior executive in Australia of the world’s largest communications consultancy, Burson-Marsteller. He also ran his own communications consultancy and was a co-founder in Australia of the global photographic agency, the Image Bank (now Getty Images).



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