SOURCE: PageUp People

PageUp People

September 13, 2011 08:00 ET

New Senior Vice President of Research at PageUp People to Drive Human Capital Management Thought Leadership

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

ATLANTA, GA and MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA--(Marketwire - Sep 13, 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 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.

About PageUp People
PageUp People partners with global employers to help them strategically shape their multi-national workforce, maximize the business impact and return on investment of their human capital, and reduce the risk associated with international talent management. Through its award-winning talent management solution, predictive analytics dashboard technology, and consulting services, PageUp People aligns the talent management and measurement of human capital deliverables with corporate strategy. The PageUp People solution, simplifies and unifies recruitment, development, performance, retention, workforce planning, career planning and succession management, supporting global organizations in a broad range of industries, including finance, retail, mining & refining, manufacturing, food & beverage, telecommunications and transportation. PageUp People has offices in Melbourne, Sydney, London, Shanghai, New York and Atlanta. Learn more about how PageUp People can help transform your company's global HR initiatives by visiting or follow the company on