Atlassian Appoints Global Head of Executive Recruiting from Search by Hanold Associates


Atlassian, an Australian software development company, has appointed Ryan Silvers as Global Head of Executive Recruiting. Hanold Associates’ Ashley Schiele, Adam Watson and Meg McElroy led this search.

As Global Head of Recruiting, Ryan will expand Atlassian’s executive recruiting foundation to create a globalized, efficient and inclusive search process. Ryan will scale and evolve the executive TA team and structure, partnering closely with the Talent, Total Rewards and DEI teams on succession planning for the next generation of leadership. In this role, Ryan will report to Atlassian’s Head of Talent Acquisition, Andy Mountney. Prior to joining Atlassian, Ryan served as Talent Acquisition Leader at Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Atlassian creates products for software developers, building tools that help teams across the world become more nimble, creative and aligned. The company offers solutions for a range of use cases throughout the software development lifecycle. Headquartered in Sydney, Australia, Atlassian has more than 8000 employees and 14 offices around the world, supporting an international group of 250K customers. Publicly traded on the NASDAQ as TEAM, Atlassian has a market cap of $34 billion.