OrcaEyes Appoints Paul Davies as Chief Strategy Officer and GM International Private Equity
New leader brings in depth knowledge of business strategy, finance and private equity best practices
OrcaEyes, provider of the award-winning SonarVision workforce intelligence solutions, announces today it has formalized the engagement of Paul Davies as Chief Strategy Officer and GM International Private Equity. During the past twelve months Davies has played a significant role in defining the company's strategic direction in terms of product, markets and positioning. He will be responsible for driving further initiatives to ensure OrcaEyes is reaching all the businesses it can assist both domestically and internationally.
Paul Davies boasts diverse and impressive background spanning a number of roles and industries. Initially qualified as a CPA with a degree in economics, Davies spent the majority of his working life as an investment banker in business development. As Director in charge of Deutsche Bank's corporate and institutional banking group in Melbourne he played a leading role in more than $20 billion worth of transactions and managed the bank's major clients including BHP Billiton, the world's largest mining company. He also played a key role in developing the bank's business in the Australian market.
"When I first spoke with Dan about OrcaEyes offering I was struck by how relevant it was for all businesses. The challenge was to achieve the reach justified for what I regard as an invaluable management tool. Dan was kind enough to listen to my thoughts and I believe we are now on the way to achieving what has become our shared vision." said Davies. "While I have known Dan and Brad for a little over a year, I have been more than impressed by Dan's passion for improving Human Capital Management and equally, Brad's ability to respond with a technology framework to carry out his vision. Needless to say I am delighted to be formally acknowledged as part of the OrcaEyes team through this appointment."
In addition to his time in Investment Banking, Davies served as Director and CFO for both publicly– and private–held companies. He worked extensively with early stage companies managing strategy, sales and marketing and business development—his areas of greatest interest. As a member of the Deutsche Bank Australia Credit Committee, Davies provides the OrcaEyes team with broad insight into the relevance of its products, particularly in the financial services sector.
"Paul Davies has proven himself to be an invaluable member of the OrcaEyes Advisory Board and it was a natural decision to make him a permanent part of our leadership team," said Dan Hilbert, OrcaEyes Founder and CEO. "His ideas for product strategy paired with his ability to execute and unparalleled knowledge in financial, risk management and private equity best practices will help promote OrcaEyes' growth in the near future."
This addition of Paul Davies to the OrcaEyes leadership team is a key step in preparing the company for rapid growth in the next 12 months. OrcaEyes is best known for its flagship solution, SonarVision, which empowers business leaders to identify workforce risks and opportunities, manage workforce planning and analyze talent demand and supply trends. It has won more than 30 awards for innovation, technology and workforce analytics.
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