The international portfolio of employment and education businesses SEEK Limited appointed a new Chief Financial Officer, Kate Koch, who is replacing retiring Geoff Roberts.
Kate Koch is currently the CFO at RMIT University. She has broad international experience as a senior finance executive in the retail, publishing, and media industries since she worked as Group Head of Finance and Performance at Tesco PLC, Senior Vice President at Pearson PLC, CFO at Pearson Asia Pacific, and CFO of the Financial Times Group.
“Kate has experience across multiple industries, geographies, and finance roles. She understands how to lead large finance teams in multinational businesses that operate in highly competitive markets. Through this range of roles, she has distinguished herself as a caring and values-driven leader, who builds diverse, high-performing teams. She has been attracted by SEEK’s purpose and values, and by its growth potential. We feel very fortunate that she has chosen to join SEEK, to lead the committed and talented team that Geoff Roberts has developed,” commented Ian Narev, CEO at SEEK in an announcement.
SEEK has a presence across Australia, New Zealand, China, Hong Kong, South-East Asia, Brazil, and Mexico with its online employment marketplaces, employment, and education businesses.
Kate Koch will start her new role on 10 June 2021.