April 15, 2015 – Asia Pacific recruiters Ampersand Executive, Search & Advisory has appointed Peter Woodward as search partner & APAC practice director – human resources and Dimitra Fourtzis as its APAC practice director – marketing & digital. Both executives arrive with blue chip corporate experience operating at senior head of function levels in human resources and marketing respectively. Mr. Woodward was formerly head of the HR practice at Talent2 International. Ms. Fourtzis was previously head of mortgages, deposits and customer retention marketing at National Australia Bank (NAB). “These appointments are a direct response to market growth in digital and business enablement functions across the APAC region,” said Hayley James, Ampersand’s founder and managing director. “With Ampersand’s proven credentials in these segments, we remain committed to continued growth, innovation and delivering customer value at every touch point – these key senior hires enable this and continue to position our brand as trusted advisors to clients looking to build strategic bench strength. The talent market needs a regular shake up and we’re here to disrupt.” With offices in Sydney, Melbourne and Singapore, Ampersand recruits senior executive for a wide array of industries.