Seasoned Financial Executive Mark Rice Assumes Key Role in Flourishing Organization
ATLANTA, Ga. and MELBOURNE, Australia – November 22, 2011 – Multinational Talent Management solutions provider, PageUp People, today announced that Mark Rice has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer/Chief Operating Officer. A seasoned professional acknowledged for driving effective results, Rice has nearly 25 years of global finance, accounting, and operational experience in privately and publicly held organizations.
Over a nine year career with Dell, Rice held positions as CFO for Dell markets in U.K., EMEA, Australia and latterly in China /Hong Kong. Since permanently relocating to Australia in 2007, he has been CFO for an Australian-based hotel and resort company where he was actively involved in the successful disposal of a significant portfolio of properties.
Rice started his career in the audit and business advisory group at Arthur Andersen in the U.K. He holds a BSc Honors degree in Civil Engineering from University of Surrey in Guilford, U.K. and earned his status as a chartered accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
PageUp People Chief Executive Officer Karen Cariss commented, “Clearly Mark possesses the multinational credentials that will enable our company to scale as we address the growing demand for our global talent management solutions. His experience at Dell, coupled with his proven credentials in operational and general management, will enable him to make substantial contributions to the future of PageUp People.”
Rice added, “PageUp People has already achieved an excellent reputation for helping multinational clients align talent with strategy execution through technology, consulting and global acumen. As we grow in mature and high growth markets, I’m looking forward to sustaining our unique value proposition while driving increased agility and international expansion through effective financial strategies and operational excellence.”