Geometry Appoints Helene DeVries as Global Head of Talent Acquisition
Geometry has named Helene DeVries as global head of talent acquisition. She will be based in New York, reporting directly to Simon Heath, global chief talent officer.
An executive headhunter by profession, Helene comes to Geometry with a wealth of rich talent acquisition experience. She has been tasked with developing and delivering a gold standard global talent acquisition practice and capability for the global network.
Commenting on the appointment, Simon Heath said: “At the start of this new decade, I am delighted to welcome Helene as our first ever global head of talent acquisition. The war for talent has never been as competitive as it is today. As Geometry continues to evolve its agency offer to align with the needs of clients and new commerce opportunities, Helene’s proven track record will ensure Geometry is well-suited to help us build a world-class infrastructure to bring in eager talent looking to make an impact in this new growth area.”
“I am excited to be joining Geometry, an ambitious agency willing to embrace this new era in marketing communications. Working with some of the biggest brands across the world, will allow us to bring in the best and brightest talent embracing the future of commerce,” comments Helene on her role.
Helene joins from Wunderman Thompson, where she previously served as head of talent acquisition. She also spent a number of years as chief talent officer for a Publicis OpCo and led her own executive search practice from within a boutique search firm for 10 years.