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Company behind JobStreet appoints new CEO for Asia

Singapore – SEEK Asia, the company which runs job portals JobStreet and jobsDB, has announced that it has appointed Peter Bithos as its newest CEO.

Bithos was formerly chief executive for companies Virgin Mobile Australia, Philippine’s Globe Telecom, and most recently for the now shut-down streaming service Hooq.

In his new role, he will be responsible for leading and driving the business growth and operations of the company, while building on its 23-year presence in Southeast Asia.

SEEK Group COO Ian Narev said, “Peter has a proven track record growing Tech, Media and Telco (TMT) businesses, leading digital business transformation programs and building strong company cultures in diverse markets across Asia Pacific and the United States.”

Commenting on his appointment, Bithos said: “I am deeply privileged to join one of the largest and best tech companies in the region. It’s truly exciting to be a part of fulfilling SEEK’s purpose in these times. The opportunity to work with SEEK’s teams and people across Asia to create step-change growth and an even better experience for our customers is unique and special.”

He added, “I feel fortunate to be joining at this very moment because SEEK Asia’s purpose to improve lives through better careers has never been more urgent amidst the current social and economic environment brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.”

Peter replaces Suresh Thiru, who served CEO of the company for four years.

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