Aspermont is pleased to announce the appointment of Leah Thorne to the newly created role of Group People Director (GPD).
The GPD position has been created to support Aspermont as we increase the scale of our high growth business. Leah's appointment will enable Aspermont to optimise our human resources and improve productivity across our international business. Leah will develop a People Strategy to attract, engage, develop and retain People: our most important assets.
Aspermont Limited (ASX:ASP) has now completed a three-year business turnaround and technological transformation. Our FY19 Results Presentation illustrated our corporate growth across all core and new revenue businesses.
The Company is a prime mover in Media-Tech and through building the highest calibre of talent itintends to further extend its global leadership across all resource sectors.
Leah has over 18 years' experience in Human Resources (HR), gained internationally across a range of industries including media, technology and retail. Prior to joining Aspermont Leah managed HR in technology start-up businesses and supported their transition into becoming established, efficient businesses. She was also manager of European Talent Development at Activision Blizzard, where she focussed on leadership development in a business managing a digital transition.
Managing Director Alex Kent said:
"We are delighted to welcome Leah to the Aspermont team. Leah has vast HR experience andindustry expertise in both tech start-up and larger digital media organisations. The role of GPD is a key driver of our long-term strategy as we maintain a continual focus and investment on acquiring new and developing existing talent. Leah will make a strong contribution as we continue to grow and build scale."
Group People Director Leah Thorne said:
"I feel privileged and excited to be joining Aspermont for this exciting phase of its journey. The creation of this role is a significant step in demonstrating the importance of People to our business. Aspermont has managed a major transformation over the last few years, and management can now focus more intensively on building its competitive edge with People being a fundamental driver of that. I am excited about the opportunity to enhance how we attract, engage and develop our employees. I'm keen to have a highly positive impact on both Aspermont and our employees."
For further information contact:
Alex Kent, Managing Director +44 207 216 6060
David Straface, Company Secretary +61 8 6263 9100
Pegasus Corporate Advisory
Michael Brown+61 400 248 080
Aspermont is the leading media services provider to the global mining and resources industry and delivers high value, premium subscription-based content through digital, print, conferencing and events channels. Aspermont's portfolio includes brands such as Mining Journal, Mining Magazine, Australia's Mining Monthly and MiningNews.net. Aspermont successfully restructured over recent years to transition from print to become the global digital media distributor to the mining and resource industry and is focused on scaling new content solutions to better serve new territories and sectors.
Aspermont is listed on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX: ASP) with offices in London, Perth, Sydney, Denver and Belo Horizonte.
For more information please see: www.aspermont.com