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Wednesday, April 10 2019 - 15:36
PageUp CEO, Karen Cariss, transitioning to Chair of the Board
MELBOURNE, Australia, April 10, 2019 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

Current CFO/COO, Mark Rice, to succeed Karen as CEO

PageUp People today announced that its founder and major shareholder, Karen 
Cariss, will be transitioning on 1st July from her current role as CEO into the 
role of Chair of the Board, over two decades after launching the company. Ms. 
Cariss will be succeeded in the role of CEO by current CFO and COO, Mark Rice, 
who has been a member of PageUp's leadership team since 2012. The transition is 
a long-standing arrangement with joint shareholders, Battery Ventures, to allow 
Karen to devote more time to her three children.

Ms. Cariss commented: "I am so proud of where we are today and all that we've 
achieved. We've gone global. We've built a world-class team of 200 diverse and 
talented people. We've helped hundreds of customers improve the way they 
recruit and manage talent. And we've connected millions of people with their 
dream jobs.

"Mark has been a trusted partner and a pivotal contributor to our success since 
he joined seven years ago. I have every confidence in his ability to take the 
business to the next level."

Mr Rice said: "I am grateful to Karen and the Board for this incredible 
opportunity. PageUp is at an exciting stage. There is real momentum as 
employers seek a competitive edge in attracting and retaining the best talent. 
I look forward to working with my leadership colleagues and our world-class 
teams around the world to continue developing best in class products and 
services for our customers."

Mr. Rice assumes leadership of a financially strong and competitive business. 
PageUp's recruitment and talent management solutions are market-leading and the 
business boasts a strong and growing global footprint and a world-class 
leadership team.

Ms. Cariss steps into the Chair of the Board of Directors and remains a major 

About PageUp |

PageUp is passionate about connecting people to great careers. The powerful 
platform optimises each step of the talent management lifecycle -- so everyone 
can reach their full potential. PageUp Talent Management (  software enhances HR processes with technology 
that HR professionals, people leaders and employees love to use. From 
recruitment (  and 
onboarding ( , through 
learning ( , into performance 
( , and right up to 
best-practice succession (  
planning, all backed up by platform-wide analytics ( .

Customers love PageUp for its deep functionality and ability to be customised 
for a range of workflows and industries, all accompanied by outstanding 
customer service. Used in over 190 countries, PageUp is a truly global 
solution. PageUp has offices in Hong Kong, Manila, Melbourne, New York, 
Singapore and Sydney.

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