Daxtra Names Christian Ward as CEO, APAC

Posted January 23rd, 2024

Recruitment Industry Expert to Drive Continued Success Across the Region

HONG KONG (January 23, 2024) – Daxtra, the leading provider of AI-enriched software for the talent acquisition ecosystem, today announced the appointment of Christian Ward as the company’s new CEO, APAC. Ward has been Daxtra’s Head of Growth for APAC since he rejoined the company last year. In this position, Ward will build on the foundation set by his predecessor and company co-founder, Sergei Mak. 

Ward initially worked at Daxtra from 2004 to 2012, helping establish its North American and Asia-Pacific operations. During his time away, Ward served as Head of APAC for TalentRover, Senior Director of Cornerstone Global Partners and Head of Business Development - APAC at Appnovation and co-founded ENZI, a high-end footwear brand. As Daxtra’s new CEO, APAC, Ward will further expand the company’s presence in the region while collaborating across the organization to maintain its high standard of service.

Ward shared, “After several years leading teams and driving growth for successful SaaS businesses, I look forward to bringing that experience to my new role at Daxtra, a company that has consistently demonstrated a commitment to excellence and innovation.”

He continued, “My experience in the recruitment industry has provided me with a deep understanding of the unique challenges and opportunities within our dynamic market. I am enthusiastic about leveraging this experience to foster innovation and ensure our clients receive unparalleled value.” 

Daxtra’s global CEO, Terry Baker, commented, “I am thrilled to have Christian Ward as our new CEO for the Asia-Pacific region. His wealth of experience and commitment to excellence align perfectly with Daxtra’s core values. I look forward to the exciting journey ahead, confident that under Christian's leadership, we will continue to grow across the region and positively impact our clients in the APAC market."

About Daxtra
Daxtra specializes in intelligent recruitment automation, AI-powered search and match, and multilingual resume and job parsing in 40+ languages. Built on AI and machine learning, our technology seamlessly integrates with other recruitment solutions, including ATS and CRM. Headquartered in the UK, Daxtra has been developing innovative recruitment software since 2002 and supports customers globally via offices in Europe, North America, and Asia-Pacific.

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