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Name: Susan Zhai
Birthplace: Tianjin, China
Joined Meltwater: 2009, Sales Consultant, Meltwater News, Shanghai, China
Current Role: Managing Director, Beijing
Who inspires you: Chris Regester, Area Director of Meltwater News, Asia
My three words to describe Meltwater: Ambitious, Personal development, Teamwork
Susan Zhai had interned at many big name organisations on her quest to determine the right career path for her, but was so impressed with the Meltwater job advertisement that she flew from Beijing to Shanghai just for the interview.
“That recruitment advertisement really spoke to me,” Susan explains, “it was clearly an international company, offering fast-track career options and a start in sales. It was above-board and…
Name: Inga Bösecke
Birthplace: Magdeburg, Germany
Joined Meltwater: 2005, Sales Consultant, Berlin, Germany
Current Role: Human Resources Business Partner, Europe
Who inspires you: Christian Finstad, Area Director Client Relations
My three words to describe Meltwater: Teamwork, Trust, Ambition
When Inga joined Meltwater, her instinct that this was the place she would fulfill her career objectives was spot-on.
She explains, “Before joining Meltwater I think I had typical career goals in mind, progress quickly, take on responsibility and work in a…
If anyone can give an insight into Meltwater, it is Jorunn. She has been with the business since the very early days, in fact before Meltwater as we know it today existed and the company was called Magenta News.
Name: Jorunn Ekestad
Birthplace: Flekkefjord, Norway
Joined Meltwater: October 2003, Bergen Office
Current job title: Managing Director, Meltwater News, Bergen
Who inspires you: Kaveh Rostampor, Executive Director, Client Relations
My three words to describe Meltwater: Dynamic, ambitious, and together
Entering the world of work
When Jorunn sat down to decide what career she wanted to pursue after finishing her education, the lure of a sales role was drawing her in.…
Name: SiSi Chen
Birthplace: Wuhan, China
Joined Meltwater: 2009, Sales Consultant, Meltwater News, Sydney, Australia
Current Role: Business Analyst, Meltwater New Ventures, San Francisco, US
Who inspires you: David Hickey, Area Director for Meltwater News, Australia and New Zealand
My three words to describe Meltwater: Daring, Inspirational, Perseverance
“Who was to know that a volcano would get in our way!” SiSi laughs as she explains. “We left Australia around the same time that the Icelandic volcanic eruptions disrupted air…
When Briana Kane speaks about the type of person who would fit in at Meltwater, ambitious is a word that seems to best sum it up. With the support given to her by the company, Briana has been able to realise some of her own ambitions, including being offered the opportunity to help launch Meltwater News in Canada as part of her career progression. As of May 1st, she took on a new opportunity, this time as a Senior Product Specialist in London.
Name: Briana Kane
Birthplace: New York
Joined Meltwater: August 2007, Boston
Current job title: Senior Product Specialist
Who inspires you: Samantha Monk, Managing Director…