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Andrew Reuven Bassat is the CEO and co- founder of Seek Limited with his brother Paul Bassat. Since its inception in September 1997, the company has become the #1 Job seeking portal in Australia.
Education[edit | hide all | hide | edit source]
Bassat was born to immigrant parents. His father, an IBM executive, was born in Egypt. His mother was born in Poland. Bassat attended Brighton Grammar School.
He graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Computer Science) degree from the University of Melbourne. He also holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degree from Monash University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Melbourne Business School.
Career[edit | hide | edit source]
Before starting SEEK, Andrew was a management consultant with Booz Allen & Hamilton. Prior to joining Booz and Allen he worked as a solicitor at Corrs Chambers Westgarth.
He was named the 2013 Australian EY Entrepreneur Of The Year.
References[edit | hide | edit source]
- Hyland, Anne (29 January 2016). "Paul Bassat's journey from start-up whizz to venture capitalist". Australian Financial Review magazine.
- Kitney, Damon (16 September 2016). "Our MBAs stand global test, say corporate leaders". The Australian. Retrieved 2017-02-07.
- Zillman, Stephanie (11 December 2013). "SEEK CEO chats to DB: Andrew Bassat".
- Williams, Felicity (12 June 2011). "Seek chief ready to go it alone". Herald Sun.