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Andrew Bassat | Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, SEEK Limited

Andrew Bassat co-founded SEEK in 1997, and the company is now a global leader in online employment marketplaces with synergistic online education businesses. SEEK is listed on the ASX with a market capitalisation of approximately A$5 billion. As CEO and Co-Founder, Andrew has led a purpose-driven organisation that has successfully expanded from an Australian start-up to a global business.

SEEK’s origins are as a disruptor to huge print organisations like News Corp and Fairfax in Australia. SEEK is now not only the market leader in Australia but operates market leaders in 14 high-growth countries including China, major countries in South-East Asia, Brazil and Mexico. SEEK’s China business, Zhaopin, is listed on NYSE with a market capitalisation of US$850 million. Overall, SEEK has relationships with over 700,000 hirers and 150 million candidates.

Forbes magazine ranked SEEK in the top 20 most innovative global growth companies of 2016. Andrew Bassat was named an Australian EY Entrepreneur of the Year in 2013.

Andrew will relate his personal journey and speak to the remarkable SEEK growth story and how it has stayed on its strategic course. He will review the leadership precepts that matter to him, including passion, judgement and perseverance.

It will be a pleasure to welcome back as moderator one of Australia's leading journalists, Kerry O'Brien.

Join us for this powerful QUT Business Leaders' Forum, the first of our forums for 2017.

When
Thursday 16 March 2017
12pm-2pm
The Grand Ballroom, Hilton Brisbane

Tickets

$175 per person or $1,650 per table of 10 (inc. GST).

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