US based CareerBuilder, one of the largest independent technology companies providing “hello to hireTM” HR solutions to global customers, named Irina Novoselsky, who joined CareerBuilder in October 2017 as President and Chief Operating Officer, as the company's Chief Executive Officer. With this, Irina becomes the first female CEO of the company.
Matt Ferguson, following 14 years as Chief Executive Officer, will assume the role of Executive Chairman and will help oversee the company’s continued evolution as it invests in mobile, artificial intelligence and machine learning to provide innovative end-to-end employment and HR solutions.
Matt stated, “I’m very proud of what we’ve accomplished as a team. For nearly 25 years, CareerBuilder has been instrumental in transforming the HR industry. We led the way in online recruiting, and now we offer our customers a single destination to help them find, manage, screen and onboard talent. With Irina assuming the CEO role, we have a determined, passionate leader to take CareerBuilder’s strategy and innovative technology solutions to the next level, and continue helping people and businesses succeed in the new world of work.”
Under Ferguson, the company grew its marketing from 16 million unique visitors and 400,000 jobs per year to 200 million unique visitors and nearly 8 million jobs globally last year. CareerBuilder now serves 90 percent of the Fortune 1000 and has expanded into 185 markets globally.
Specializing in talent acquisition recruiting platforms, employment screening and human capital management, CareerBuilder is the largest provider of AI-powered hiring solutions serving the majority of the Fortune 500 across five specialized markets. CareerBuilder is majority-owned by funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, LLC and operates in the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia.
On her appointment, Irina Novoselsky stated, “I’m honored to be at the helm of a company with such a long heritage of innovation, service excellence and talented people. Our strength in online recruitment – combined with new, AI-powered solutions that span the end-to-end candidate and recruiter experience – puts CareerBuilder in a unique position to help our global customers improve their workflows, integrate their processes to drive profitability, increase productivity and maximize business results. Today’s HR teams are being asked to do more with less, and CareerBuilder’s industry-leading technology and services can help them.”
Before joining CareerBuilder in 2017, Novoselsky served as CFO and then President of Novitex Enterprise Solutions. Prior to Novitex, she was an Investment Strategist at Dubin & Co., an investment professional at Apollo Global Management in the Private Equity Group and an investment banker at Morgan Stanley in the M&A group.
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