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Press Release – Recruit IT Announces Acquisition of Sead

Posted in IT News , IT Recruitment , Recruit IT News on August 8, 2013

Auckland 08 August 2013 – Recruit IT Group Ltd today announced that it has acquired the assets of  privately-held Sead.Ltd.

Based in Auckland Sead provides permanent and contract ICT recruitment services to a broad cross section of clients including the energy, telco, insurance and software development/vendor community.  It will continue to operate under the Sead brand.

Director, John Wyatt of Recruit IT Group Ltd, described the acquisition as two well respected brands taking the opportunity to work together to work smarter.

Sead is renowned for its referred database whereby proven contractors recommend other contractors within their network.  Sead in turn manage this network and provide proven candidates to clients accordingly.

Wyatt said the intention is to immediately merge the respective company databases to form a pool of over 30,000 candidates, making it one of New Zealand’s largest silos of qualified ICT professionals.

Wyatt said Sead’s existing clients will benefit from access to the larger resource pool and candidates will benefit from the combined companies client reach.

Wyatt said that given the purchase was only concluded last night, transition will be in full swing from today.  Sead’s MD Scott Groombridge will continue to stay on at Sead.

Wyatt said Recruit IT is excited about the prospect of being able to increase recruitment consultant talent within its group of companies and also the onboarding of innovative technology that will build on their successful recruitment platform.

About Recruit IT and Sead

Recruit IT Group Ltd (Recruit IT) was formed in 2006 and maintains offices in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Melbourne and London.  It was voted IT Recruiter of the Year in 2011 and 2012.  Sead was formed in 2004 and is based in Auckland.

Further information can be found about Recruit IT at www.recruitit.co.nz and Sead at www.sead.co.nz