This week’s appointments include: Entelo, Heidrick & Struggles, IRCO KSA, Odgers Interim, Pontoon

• Recruitment software provider Entelo has appointed Chris Grimes to head its recruitment marketing agency relations business in a new role. 

• Global executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles has appointed Gustavo Alba as partner in the global and technology services practice in its New York office.

Sean Thomas has been appointed head of HR by property developer IRCO KSA.

Thomas was previously director of HR at hospitality company sbe Group and is also a former HR director at hotel giant Hilton Hotels Worldwide.

• Interim management provider Odgers Interim has hired Jes Ladva to lead its local government practice. He will work with local authorities across the UK to place interim managers in senior roles across all functions.

Current head of the practice and partner Bambos Eracleous will now head up Odgers Interim’s sports, media and gaming division.

• Global talent solutions provider Pontoon has appointed Corinne Ripoche Van Hecke as president.

Ripoche Van Hecke, who has been with Pontoon’s parent company Adecco since 1993, most recently serving as global practice leader for large onsite solutions, reports to Federico Vione, regional head, North America, UK and Ireland, for Adecco and Pontoon.

Medical recruiter employee wins £8k at employment tribunal

A recruitment agency employee, whose manager suggested she may be faking symptoms of anxiety and depression, has won more than £8k at an employment tribunal.

Legislation 13 August 2018

Pilot wanted for secret Area 51 mission

A US private defence contractor is seeking candidates for a role at Area 51 – a top secret US government site located in the Nevada desert.

13 August 2018

Top Cat rules A1 Locums on International Cat Day

In honour of International Cat Day, Recruiter spoke to a recruitment agency that has a feline receptionist.

Lighter Side 8 August 2018


This week’s contracts include: Bright Network, Crelate, ManpowerGroup, National Locums, Oracle, Sopra Steria Recruitment, Spark Hire

Contracts 6 August 2018