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Mark O'Connor

Managing Director

Mark commenced his recruitment career in 1993 with an international recruitment firm and launched Perceptor in 1999. Mark has an excellent network of contacts at senior levels across CEO, MD, and C level and is one Australia’s most experienced executive search specialists. Mark is married with 3 teenage boys and is a keen cyclist who competes in both mountain bike and road racing events.

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Mark specialises in executive search focusing on “C level” roles across all industry sectors and functions. Working with Boards, CEOs and HR Directors he works on key leadership appointments for organisations seeking to drive change through people.


  • Chief Operating Officer– Disrupter Financial Services
  • General Manager – Global Beauty Brand
  • General Manager Customer Experience & Insights – Telco
  • Chief Marketing Officer – Global Consumer Goods
  • Sales Director – FMCG