Product and Strategy Director – CareerOne.com.au
Gabriel Garcia is Product and Strategy Director of CareerOne.com.au, Australia’s second largest online job board and leading provider of recruitment solutions. CareerOne is a joint venture between News Limited and Monster Worldwide, the largest international online employment platform.
Gabriel is responsible for all matters pertaining to the customisation and development of Monster’s product suite in Australia including the product to market strategy. Since his appointment to this role in early 2010, he has lead the successful launch of the most diverse product suite in the market which positions CareerOne as a leading provider of sourcing solutions in the online employment space. He is also responsible on driving the strategic direction of the business and looking at profitable business models for the joint venture.
Prior to his current role Gabriel held different commercial roles within CareerOne, growing and cementing their key accounts portfolio as Director of National Accounts and National Sales Director.
Originally from Mexico City he moved into Australia in 2005 to study an MBA from Macquarie Graduate School of Management, specialising in Business Strategy. Prior to this he was Managing Director of the Latin American subsidiary of Monitoring Systems Technology, a leading technology provider for the outdoor media industry with headquarters in Eastern Europe. As Managing Director, Gabriel was responsible for the Mexican operations, as well as its European and Latin American expansion. He successfully expanded the business into 32 cities positioning the company as a market leader servicing companies such as Universal McCann, Coca Cola, Columbia Pictures, Nestle, Media Planning, Starcom and Viacom.
Besides his MBA, Gabriel has a Bachelor in Business Administration from ITAM University and studies at Hogeschool Voor Economische Studies ‐ Amsterdam School of Business.