Chief Executive Officer
at Ouwens Casserly at Adelaide
John is an experienced executive who comes to Ouwens Casserly after almost 15 years in the recruitment industry with the largest private-owned recruitment and talent management business in the Asia-Pacific, Hudson.
He began his career with Hudson in Melbourne recruiting for qualified accounting executives from Financial Accountant to CFO level and was offered a management position within 2 years. In 2012 John took an opportunity with Hudson in Adelaide as a Director and led teams recruiting across marketing, technology and human resources. In 2013 John was promoted to General Manager of Hudson Adelaide and member of Hudson’s Asia-Pacific Senior Leadership Team.
As General Manager at Hudson, John was responsible for the performance and profitability of the Adelaide operation, that placed more than 600 vacancies and managed more than 300 contractors per week in 2019. As an SLT member John provided advice on operationalising Hudson strategy across the region.
In 2020, John completed his Master of Business Administration with Adelaide University and GAICD with the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
John brings skills and experience in developing and implementing strategy, financial oversight, leading a business to achieve operational and financial goals, coordinating corporate functions, coaching and creating supportive environments for employees. John takes a values-based approach to leadership and is passionate about helping others achieve their career goals.