As a Partner at August Leadership, Markos leads operations in Australia. His key objective is to help Australian companies grow globally by finding diverse and disruptive talent. Markos has a passion for making sure his clients succeed both domestically and internationally.
With more than 25 years of experience in executive search, Markos focuses on the Technology & Innovation, Private Equity, Industrial and Retail industries. He has conducted C-suite, VP-level and Board searches for major global companies, with successful placements in Australia, Asia, the USA and Latin America.
Prior to his fifteen years of work in search, Markos spent as many years working in Telecom, with a particular focus on global clients and their operations in Asia. Throughout his career, Markos has been featured in business media on topics as diverse as Human Capital, Leadership and BPO – these include Bloomberg News, Fox Business, Crain’s, Wall Street Ticker Magazine, and the International Herald Tribune.
Markos has had a unique journey, from Chile to growing up and working in Australia, working in the US for over 20 years, and returning to Australia to start August Leadership’s business. This fuels his passion to help Australian companies in two ways. Firstly, achieving global expansion ambitions, and secondly, impacting Australian businesses locally, by introducing August’s global experience, and its access to the world’s best talent.
Markos has an Electronics Engineering degree with Honors from the University of Western Australia in Perth, and an MBA from Columbia University in New York.