Specialist marketing, digital and creative industry recruiter Font has made senior regional appointments to its team in a bid to drive the companyâ€™s growth across Asia.
Priya Bala (pictured) has been promoted as regional director to lead the firmâ€™s Asia Pacific expansion. As regional director, Bala â€“ who has more than two decadesâ€™ experience in the sector â€“ will spearhead Fontâ€™s business growth and development, managing key accounts, and overseeing marketing and branding strategies. Bala is also focused on hiring experts in marketing, digital and creative sectors to fill recruiter roles at Font.
Previously, Bala served as country manager of font Malaysia. According to the company, in her role she tripled the size of the business and enabled 50% team growth in less than two years. Her responsibilities now extend to the management of Fontâ€™s Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia teams.
In New Zealand, branding and communications specialist Megan Savory takes on the role of New Zealand country manager. With 15 years of industry and management experience, Savory will be in charge of font New Zealandâ€™s business growth, key client relationships and the hiring and development of the internal team.
Previously Savory has executed branding campaigns and developed content for several global brands including Caltex, Delo and Havoline in international markets at New Zealand firm Radiation.
â€śBala and Savory are ideal choices for Fontâ€™s leadership bench based on their industry experience and management know-how. Font today has knowledgeable talent agents who can find the best talent and share insights with candidates and organisations, based on their own experiences in the marketing, digital and creative industry,â€ť Jacqui Barratt, director of Font said.