Introducing Adam

Adam Shapley is the Managing Director of Hays New Zealand and a Hays Australia/New Zealand Management Board Director.

As MD, Adam oversees the market leading Hays NZ operations, and as a board member, he shares responsibility for setting the strategic direction for the growth of the Hays Australasian Business.

As a member of Champions for Change, Adam is committed to diversity throughout the wider business community. Adam is a 17 year veteran of the Recruitment and Staffing industry and is considered an expert, presenting and providing commentary on recruitment, staff engagement and salary trends across a variety of industries and sectors.

About Hays

Hays is the leading global specialist recruiting group. We are the expert at recruiting qualified, professional and skilled people worldwide, being the market leader in Asia Pacific and the UK and one of the market leaders in Continental Europe and Latin America. We operate across the private and public sectors, dealing in permanent positions, contract roles and temporary assignments. 

As at 30 June 2016 the Group employed 9,214 staff operating from 252 offices in 33 countries across 20 specialisms. For the year ended 30 June 2016 Hays reported net fees of £810.3 million and operating profit (pre-exceptional items) of £181 million. Hays placed around 67,000 candidates into permanent jobs and around 220,000 people into temporary assignments. 22% of Group net fees were generated in Asia Pacific.

For the 2015-16 financial year Hays in Australia & New Zealand placed 12,200 people into permanent jobs, or 47 per day. We also filled nearly 62,000 temporary jobs, or 240 per day.