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Tech Expert Angus Kidman latest hire as finder.com.au prepares for global expansion

  • Lifehacker Editor and Tech Expert Angus Kidman to join finder.com.au team
  • Mr Kidman will be Editor in Chief
  • Latest hire is part of finder.com.au’s rapid growth – headcount has grown by 39% in 2015 alone

June 4, 2015, SYDNEY – One of Australia’s biggest comparison sites finder.com.au is celebrating their latest in a string of hires, securing renowned tech and publishing expert Angus Kidman as in-house Editor in Chief. 

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Mr Kidman joins finder.com.au’s Sydney office on July 6, after a seven-year term as Editor of Australia’s fifth-largest tech website Lifehacker Australia, owned by Allure Media.

Fred Schebesta, Director at finder.com.au, said Mr Kidman’s expertise in the online space is a key component of the company’s aggressive growth strategy.With 21 years of writing and editing experience, Mr Kidman has held numerous roles predominantly within the Tech and IT niches, including Editor in Chief of APC magazine, and has worked as a freelancer for every major tech publication in Australia.

“Angus is at the forefront of tech and social commentary. His editorial work has continually answered key questions in social and tech topics, and that reflects finder.com.au’s aim to provide Australians with the best answers possible.

“Our conversations with people coming to our site will be enhanced by Angus’ skills and analytical insights. He’s a key component to the string of hires across our specialisations – we’ve seen 39 percent team growth in 2015 alone – and he will be crucial to our expansion into the US market later this year.”

Mr Kidman said finder.com.au is the perfect platform to continue his mission to answer the questions Australians are actually asking, through genuine insights and helpful information.

“I’ve always focused on helping people solve real problems, and finder.com.au pursues that ambitious goal.

“I’m looking forward to working with the content teams, leading industry discussion topics and continually asking, ‘is this helpful?’ and ‘is this realistic?’. It’s rare to have the ability to do that in Australia.”

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The information in this release is accurate as of the date published, but rates, fees and other product features may have changed. Please see updated product information on finder.com.au's review pages for the current correct values.

About finder.com.au:

finder.com.au is one of Australia’s biggest comparison websites and has helped over 4.8 million Australians find better credit cards, home loans, life insurance, shopping deals and more since 2006. finder.com.au compares 250 credit and debit cards from 31 providers, over 300 home loan products, and information from 13 life insurance providers as well as online shopping promo codes, mobile phone plans, travel insurance and more. One Australian every five minutes is using finder.com.au or creditcardfinder.com.au to find better (Source: Google Analytics).

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