Press Release.


Sally Vardy Joins Transfield Services as Executive Vice President, Human Resources

August 8, 2013 – Leading human capital consulting firm Morgan Samuels has announced the placement of Sally Vardy as Executive Vice President, Human Resources at Transfield Services. With a focus on retained executive search, Morgan Samuels provides innovative and strategic services focused on identifying, attracting, and retaining top executive talent. The placement was made in a rapid 52 days, topping the firm’s best-in-class average cycle time of 76 days.

Headquartered in Sydney Australia, Transfield Services is an operations, maintenance and construction services business, operating globally in the resources, energy, industrial, infrastructure, property and defense sectors. The company employs more than 27,000 people across 20 industries and 12 countries. The company’s offerings include asset management, project management, construction management, and outsourced customer service. Transfield Services operates in Australia, New Zealand, Southeast Asia, the United States, Canada, Chile, and the Gulf Region.

Ms. Vardy has over 20 years of broad human resources experience in progressively responsible positions, at a start-up to multi-billion dollar mature companies in diverse industries. She was most recently Senior Vice President, Human Resources for oil and gas solutions provider Aker Solutions, North America. Prior to that, she was Director, Human Resources and Operations for financial and management consulting firm Jefferson Wells International, Incorporated, before which she was Managing Director, Human Resources for The Stanford Group. Ms. Vardy holds an MBA from Texas A&M University and a BA from Southwestern University.

“Sally’s vast background makes her the ideal choice to ensure that Transfield possesses the people, skills, and capabilities to develop and execute its mission and growth strategy, and to provide thought leadership in all areas of talent management for this global organization,” said Lynn Wu, Principal, who led this search on behalf of Morgan Samuels for Transfield Services.

About Morgan Samuels

Morgan Samuels is a leading human capital consulting firm dedicated to helping its clients realize their vision by identifying and solving their most mission critical human capital imperatives. For over 45 years the firm has created and implemented breakthrough human capital strategies that impact companies at the organizational, team and individual levels.

Complementing its core competency in retained executive search, Morgan Samuels offers additional results-driven consulting solutions designed to unleash the power of human capital and revolutionize leadership performance. Whether it’s through identifying, attracting and acquiring best-in-class talent, or developing, equipping and retaining existing critical talent, Morgan Samuels enables its clients to truly innovate, accelerate, and transform – instead of just perform.