SOURCE: 1-Page


December 05, 2016 00:00 ET

1-Page Announces Hiring of Peter Kent as COO/CFO

Mr. Kent Joins Senior Executive Team as Company Staffs Up for Managed Growth in 2017

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - December 05, 2016) - 1-Page Limited (ASX: 1PG) ("1-Page" or the "Company"), the leading platform for Cloud-based talent acquisition powered by data-driven intelligence, today announced it has rounded out its senior executive team by hiring Mr. Peter Kent as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer.

Working in tandem with CEO Joanna Riley, Mr. Kent brings more than three decades of hands-on experience and market success to 1-Page, with a mandate and responsibility for managing the day-to-day operations and finances of the Company. He will also be responsible for the execution of the Company's Strategic Growth Plan for 2017 and beyond.

His expertise will be drawn upon to assist both the CEO and the Board as the Company enters 2017 with a strong balance sheet and a wide range of new and current Fortune® 500 clients that include Hershey®'s, Starbucks®, and Under Armour®.

"1-Page is a unique opportunity, addressing a large market that is ripe for disruption," noted Mr. Kent. "The power of our AI-enhanced platform in tandem with information on more than a billion top candidates gives 1-Page a clear pathway to revolutionizing the $456B market for human talent management. The ultimate definition of success is to significantly change the paradigms and norms of an industry - and that is possible here at 1-Page. Our team has the passion and drive to make this all happen and I am very excited to join them in a team effort towards that goal."

Over the last 30 years, Mr. Kent has been involved with 10 start-ups, turnarounds or mega-growth situations. Most of these companies have been involved in the financial technology arena.

He is a financial and mergers & acquisitions expert and has raised approximately $300 million U.S. of capital from public, private and bank sources, while participating in more than 30 transactions as a principal. Mr. Kent has also started or managed a number of companies with significant international operations.

During the last ten years, Mr. Kent has been the CEO & CFO of Liquid Holdings Group, Inc., the Managing Partner of Eladian Partners LLC and the COO & CFO of Automated Trading Desk, which had a very successful exit to Citi® Group.

"Peter brings a level of experience and insight that will be a tremendous asset to 1-Page as we continue to successfully execute on our stated goals and financial targets," said Joanna Riley, CEO and co-founder of 1-Page. "Bringing him on to manage the daily operations of our Trans-Pacific offices will help round out the responsibilities of our senior executive team and we are looking forward to his contributions at 1-Page as we work towards the company's short- and long-term success."

About 1-Page:
1-Page allows talent acquisition teams to attract and engage the most valuable prospective candidates. The 1-Page SOURCE Platform gives companies access to more than 350 million professional profiles, delivered using curated talent pools based on the specific role requirements. The SOURCE Platform also displays a selection of the most connected and qualified candidates to the client's workforce.

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