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Harry Antarakis appointed as new CEO of MyJobs, the leading Job Marketplace in Myanmar

Harry Antarakis appointed as new CEO of MyJobs, the leading Job Marketplace in Myanmar

Digital expert Harry Antarakis has a professional background in Asia and Europe. His knowledge of the market, his expertise and his passion for people will help MyJobs to further expand its market position in Myanmar. For the last three years, Harry Antarakis worked for Axiata, one of the leading telecommunications groups in Asia, in the position of Head of Growth and as Head of Business Development. He also held the position of Chief Marketing Officer at iCar Asia Group. At iMoney Group he was the country head of the Philippines operations and Head of Marketing for the group, based in Malaysia. Further career stations were Director Operations at 701Search Pte Ltd in Singapore, Country Manager Greece of Schibsted Media Group. Harry Antarakis holds an MBA from the University of Hull, U.K. and a B.Sc. Honours degree from the University of Greenwich.

 

Benjamin Gajkowski, Head of Ringier Asia: “I am pleased that with Harry Antarakis we have been able to gain a proven expert who will continue to actively promote and shape the development of MyJobs. Harry’s expertise from different positions in online, media and telecommunications enterprises will give MyJobs new impetus. Together with the MyJobs team, he will further expand the platforms position as the leading online job portal in Myanmar.”

 

The current CEO, Hans van Beek, has announced to step down as CEO to seek new challenges outside Ringier, as he sees his mission to drive the integration of MyJobs into the Ringier Asia operations as successfully accomplished.

 

Robin Lingg, Head of Marketplaces Ringier AG: “Hans van Beek has shaped MyJobs over the past years to Myanmar´s number one job platform. Hundreds of large, small, international and local companies have found some of their finest employees through MyJobs. We fully respect Hans van Beek´s decision to leave MyJobs to seek new challenges outside Ringier. On behalf of Thaung Su Nyein, the CEO of Information Matrix Co., Ltd. and the Group Executive Board of Ringier AG, I thank Hans van Beek for everything that he has done for MyJobs and wish him the very best for the next chapter in his life.”

 

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About MyJobs

MyJobs Myanmar has been the pioneer of recruitment services in Myanmar since 2012 and is the number one recruitment platform. With offices in Yangon and Mandalay, MyJobs Myanmar offers Online Recruitment, Executive Search, Job Fair, Employer Branding and Assessment services for positions and vacancies in Myanmar. Since September 2018, MyJobs is part of the Swiss based Ringier AG. There are around 3,500 real active jobs listed on the MyJobs.com.mm platform. MyJobs represents Myanmar in “The Network”, the global organization of leading online recruitment companies. Over 1.9 million people follow MyJobs on Facebook. 

 

About Ringier AG

With a portfolio of over 140 print, radio, TV and online brands, Ringier is the largest diversified media company in Switzerland and reaches several million people every day via all channels. Ringier was founded in 1833 as a Swiss family business. With more than 180 years of history, Ringier stands for pioneering spirit, independence, freedom of opinion and diversity of information. Over the past ten years, Ringier has invested almost CHF 2 billion in digitization. Ringier currently employs around 7,300 people in 19 countries and achieved sales of more than CHF 1 billion in 2018. With a digital share of 71% of the operating result, Ringier has taken a leading position among media companies in Europe.