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Appointment of Independent Non-Executive Director

20 February 2023 by Erin Smyth
Appointment Of New Ned

​Empresaria is pleased to announce the appointment of Ranjit De Sousa to the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director, with immediate effect. Ranjit will join the Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees upon appointment.

Ranjit has a particular expertise in strategic and digital transformation and is currently the Managing Director of The Coalyard, an advisory business he founded in 2021 to advise on strategic focus, growth acceleration and funding of ventures including in the work-tech sector. In his 16-year career with The Adecco Group, Ranjit held a number of senior executive roles, most recently as Global President of Lee Hecht Harrison where he delivered market leading growth rates and two consecutive years of record performance. Ranjit was also a former Board Member of the World Employment Confederation.

Penny Freer, Interim Chair, commented:

"It is a great pleasure to welcome Ranjit to the Empresaria Board. His deep sector expertise, coupled with his experience of scaling organisations through digital innovation, brings a unique skillset to Empresaria. Having led large operations across multiple geographies, Ranjit brings with him a wealth of experience which will complement and strengthen our existing Board and support our growth ambitions."