Michael Catlow Joins TRANSEARCH In Australia

Michael Catlow has recently joined TRANSEARCH International in Melbourne as a Senior Consultant.

Michael Catlow has 30 years experience in operational and strategic management. Prior to joining TRANSEARCH, Michael was the Managing Director of a tier one global executive search firm in Australia, where he has completed and led many executive searches across the APAC region, focusing mainly on Board positions.

Michael’s professional career kicked off at the Pacific Dunlop Group where he held management positions in their textile businesses ranging from operations, sales, brand management, quality assurance and logistics. Michael has worked in various locations such as India, China and Brazil during his 15 year period with Pacific Dunlop. In the mid-1990′s Michael accepted a pivotal international sales and marketing role with the Swiss Group, Benninger AG, living and working in Germany. During this time he led export sales in China, Indonesia, Africa, Philippines, UK Turkey and Australia and New Zealand.

When returning to Australia, Michael joined an executive search firm and instigated development in new market areas culminating in the launch of a subsidiary organisation that provided executive search to various sectors, many of which were government funded.

As Australian Managing Director of a global executive search firm, he achieved a number of significant growth activities across the APAC region. Michael chaired both the organisation’s global compliance committee and their mining and resources industries practice group.

Michael has a formidable past for identifying senior executives such as CEO, and other “C” suite positions. This has included providing strategic advice to numerous corporations in attracting key leadership through the management of multiple global assignments with organisations in the technology, industrial, transportation, consumer, manufacturing, mining/resources and not-for-profit sectors.

Michael holds a tertiary qualification in Marketing and Applied Science. He is also a member of the Australian institute of Company Directors (AIC). He is furthermore a member of the Australia China Business Council and a member of the Council of European Business.

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