Welcome - Noel Hassapladakis!

02 July 2020 Kaleb Leeming


Recruit I.T. Group Ltd announces newly created General Manager, Auckland appointment.

Recruit I.T has successfully secured the services of digital and technology recruitment leader veteran, Noel Hassapladakis, who has been appointed as General Manager, Auckland. He adds considerable strength to the team, with his 14 years in digital and technology recruitment in the Auckland market coupled with last 7 of those years in senior leadership roles.

This newly created position with Recruit I.T. enables co-founding Director, Ben Allen to take a step back from day to day operations within Recruit I.T. Auckland to spend more time strategically working towards our long-term goals and objectives across the group of companies he co owns. This includes Tech 5 a specialist construction, commercial and industrial recruitment provider and Enhance who are a specialised Test Automation provider.

‘It’s safe to say from our first meeting there were strong synergies with our values and approach. Noel’s expertise in inspiring and leading teams, delivering resourcing solutions, executive relationships, and sound governance skills will allow us to continue to mature and scale our business. We are absolutely delighted to have been able to secure such an incredibly talented and high calibre individual to Recruit I.T.’’

Ben Allen
Director, Recruit I.T.

Originally from the UK, Noel has 23 years commercial experience with 14 years in the NZ market in a variety of roles. Noel’s early career was spent was spent in enterprise solution sales with both Europe wide and Global vendors primarily focused on the acquisition and retention of both major and key accounts, delivering both products and services to his client. It was here that Noel developed his passion for developing an understanding of his client's business end-to-end, but also an appreciation of engaging the right capability to accelerate the success of the businesses he worked with. Outside of work Noel is kept busy by his 2 children, and a passion for American BBQ which he has developed through his Meat Mafia Collective brand.

‘’Underpinning all of this is my passion for all things tech and desire to deliver a great customer experience for both clients and candidates. I am consultative in my approach and truly partner with my clients to deliver the right outcomes and drive the success of the businesses I work with. I am very excited to be joining the Recruit I.T. family and working closely with co-Director Ben Allen and our Auckland team to continue to lead the industry in providing quality and innovative resourcing solutions to the market’’
Noel Hassapladakis
General Manager, Auckland, Recruit I.T.

‘’Recruit I.T. welcome Noel into our family and are excited about our growth and look forward to supporting New Zealand businesses in developing strategies to attract and retain the best digital and technology talent and, as always, putting quality at the centre of everything we do’’
Ben Allen
Director, Recruit I.T.

Noel will be working alongside Recruit I.T.’s General Manager of Wellington David Harwood where they will be responsible for driving the delivery and engagement of resourcing solutions for the New Zealand market. The Board of Recruit I.T. are delighted with Noel’s appointment and are excited by his passion, energy, ideas and look forward to further accelerating the business forward in the coming months and years.

To all our loyal clients and candidates, join us in giving Noel a warm welcome to the Recruit I.T. Family. You can contact him directly on 021 338 785 or email Noel at noel@recruitit.co.nz

Recruit I.T. is a leading New Zealand owned and operated recruitment business specialising in Technology, Digital & Business Transformation, and with offices in Auckland, Wellington & Christchurch.