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Media Release
14 May 2018

Hudson announces appointment of Martin Hayden as COO

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – Hudson, the largest independent talent solutions business in APAC, announced today the appointment of Martin Hayden as Chief Operating Officer. Martin’s appointment rounds out the Hudson Executive Team following the completion of the management buy-out (MBO) at the end of March 2018.

CEO Mark Steyn stated, “Martin is an accomplished and seasoned senior executive with experience across a range of industries including tech human resources, technology and financial services. His skills will complement the existing Executive Team’s expertise. Martin will help execute Hudson’s growth strategy and will be responsible for the delivery of Hudson’s strategic initiatives.

Martin will lead all of Hudson’s corporate functions with the exception of Finance. Excitingly, we have two new roles that will also report to Martin: Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Analytics & Data Science.”

Martin joins Hudson from Seek where he held the roles of Chief Commercial Officer in Asia and Head of International Strategy. In addition, he brings extensive strategy consulting and private equity experience from his previous roles with Boston Consulting Group, The World Economic Forum, and Oceania Capital Partners where he worked closely with Hudson’s Chairman Robert Moran and Board member, Lachlan MacGregor.

About Hudson
Hudson is a talent solutions company with expertise in leadership and specialised recruitment, talent management and contracting solutions. We help clients and candidates succeed by leveraging our expertise, deep industry and market knowledge, and assessment tools and techniques. Through relationships with specialised professionals, we bring an unparalleled ability to match talent with opportunities by assessing, recruiting, developing and engaging the best and brightest people for our clients. We combine broad geographic presence across Asia Pacific, world-class talent solutions and a tailored, consultative approach to help businesses and professionals achieve higher performance and outstanding results. More information is available at

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