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BUSINESS PROFILE
Unlimited to Magnit in September of 2022 , and I was appointed as President for EMEA to lead growth in this region . Magnit also completed several significant acquisitions in the last year , including Geometric Results , PeopleTicker and Workforce Logiq . All of these elements , combined with Magnit ’ s 4,300 + strong global team , has allowed the business to truly flourish and innovate in the contingent workforce management sector .
What ’ s the business ’ approach to management ?
Management at Magnit is based upon four core principles : open communication , transparency , trust and empowerment . We have an incredibly strong team across the globe and injecting these principles into leadership ensures that this team can flourish .
What is your company ’ s vision and goal ?
Magnit ’ s vision is to make it faster , easier and more scalable to plan , attract and manage the best talent anywhere in the world . Magnit does this by following a vendor-neutral model , meaning that the company is not driven by a single staffing provider . This unbiased approach produces top-quality talent at competitive rates .
What kind of clients and market do you serve ?
Magnit works across all industries that leverage contingent workers , which is just about every industry ! Our skillset spans everything from healthcare to automotive , with expert teams in each sector to deliver industry-specific workforce know-how .
What has your career looked like so far ?
I started my career as a mechanical engineer in the Royal Air Force . Whilst the connection with workforce management might not be the most obvious at first glance , my time in the armed forces gave me a perspective on the real , dayto-day of what makes workers tick . It taught me the value of human connection at work and
Sam Smith , EMEA President at Magnit
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