Armstrong Craven launch in Australia

Published 22/02/2021 - 2 min Read

By Armstrong Craven Team

Talent Research Specialists

Quick Summary Armstrong Craven bolsters APAC growth with appointment of Martin Retschko to support expansion in Australia & New Zealand.

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Here at Armstrong Craven, we are excited to announce that our APAC Team is expanding. Joining our experienced Director, Helen Coult, we welcome Martin Retschko. Martin will lead our Australian business as part of our aggressive expansion plans in the Region.  

One of 3 new appointments, Martin will be an integral addition to our APAC Team. By applying Martin’s extensive experience, we can develop and build on our existing relationships in Australia and New Zealand, allowing us to work even more closely and collaboratively with our ANZ clients.  

This is an exciting time at Armstrong Craven as we continue to develop our team and find new ways to connect with our clients.  

Joint Managing Director, Peter Howarth said: 

"We are delighted to welcome Martin to the Armstrong Craven team.  Following our successful launch in the US we have been looking for an opportunity to grow our global footprint by investing in the Australian market.  With over 15 years in the talent sector, including extensive experience in talent strategy as well as an excellent grounding in talent acquisition, Martin is an ideal country leader for Armstrong Craven as we expand our team in APAC." 

Helen Coult, Director, Asia Pacific added: 

“I’m thrilled that Martin is joining the APAC commercial team. He brings a wealth of experience in talent solutions and recruitment within Australia, I have no doubt that he’ll be a real asset to our business and our continued growth within this region.” 

Martin commented:  

"Armstrong Craven have a great reputation, partnering with clients across the globe to solve the most critical talent challenges. I’m excited to be joining the team in APAC and I look forward to continuing this work in Australia and New Zealand.”


About Martin Retschko 

An Australian national, Martin has a huge portfolio of industry experience and relationships. With over 15 years’ experience in the Talent Consulting sector, Martin has led consulting, business development and operational teams to success.

Martins consulting experience includes:

  • Specialised in Succession Risk Management,
    Talent Mapping, Pipelining and Competitive Intelligence  
  • Partnering with organisations, solving their critical talent challenges by integrating internal and external talent intelligence  
  • Client Partner roles in Recruitment Process
    Outsourcing (RPO) 
  • Talent Management (Talent Assessment, Development and Career Transition)
  • He has also led national teams responsible for Specialist Recruitment and Executive Search 

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