Sylvia Vorhauser-Smith Renowned International Public Speaker, Expert on Global Talent Management

NEW YORK, NY and MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – August 25th, 2011 – International Talent Management solutions provider, PageUp People, today announced the appointment of Sylvia Vorhauser-Smith as Senior Vice President of Research. In her new role, Vorhauser-Smith is will focus her research on solving the human capital management challenges that employers face when operating across various geographies, nationalities, languages and cultures.

Karen Cariss, CEO for PageUp People, stated, “Since joining PageUp People, Sylvia has proven herself to be an expert in global talent management as well as a visionary in human capital management research. I am thrilled to recognize the depth and breadth of Sylvia’s experience in the field of HR with this promotion to Senior Vice President of Research. Her research will be instrumental as we focus our products on solving international talent management challenges.”

Vorhauser-Smith commented, “Science and technology are coming together in exciting new ways and have tremendous business implications for corporate talent management and strategy. PageUp People has always been proud to provide innovative and relevant talent management solutions. Incorporating the findings from in-depth research focused on real-world employment challenges takes our products to the next level and will result in incredible business impact for our customers. I am thrilled to be a part of it.”

Vorhauser-Smith joined PageUp People in 2007 as General Manager of Integrated Talent Management. She has more than 25 years of experience in corporate and entrepreneurial business environments, including positions as Head of Selection and Development at Westpac Banking Corporation and Human Resources Manager for Citibank Limited. Prior to joining PageUp People, Vorhauser-Smith was Founder and Chief Executive Officer of consulting firm Talent Edge, specializing in bespoke leadership development and talent management solutions.

She is a regular national and international speaker on talent and human capital management, having addressed audiences in Boston, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur and across Australia. Vorhauser-Smith holds a Bachelor of Business and Graduate Diploma of Psychology from Monash University, and she is currently completing her Master of Science in NeuroLeadership at Middlesex University.