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Oceans Group establishes HR practice headed up by senior industry leader

Oceans Group, subsidiary of Harrier Human Capital, today announces its entry into the practice area of executive HR with the appointment of Michael Semark as Practice Director.

Michael joins the firm on 29th May and his appointment further cements the company’s commitment to offering a comprehensive multi-function executive talent solutions for its clients.

Michael is a market leader in the HR talent acquisition space, most recently having worked at The Next Step in Sydney, and brings 25 years of experience in the senior talent acquisition field. As the Director, Executive and Permanent Placements for The Next Step, Michael managed high profile executive placements for clients across Australia and Asia Pacific. Michael has also held Director roles at Hudson, Digby Morgan, as well as founding and leading his own HR business People Matter.

Of the appointment, Oceans Group MD Andrew Wood said, “The addition of Michael to our leadership team represents a key milestone for Oceans Group as we establish a practice area that has been part of our strategic agenda for some time. This dedicated HR practice will ensure ongoing growth and is highly complementary to the core business of our parent company Harrier Human Capital. As an authority in the executive HR sector, Michael brings extensive experience and networks which will be of great benefit to our clients across Australia and Singapore as we enhance the service offering available to them. He will shortly be joined by a number of other HR specialists as we build the practice.”

30th May 2017