This week’s appointments include: AESC, Armstrong Craven, Capita, Clugston Group, Cross Country Healthcare, Eames Consulting Group, Gattaca, HireRight, The RSA Group

• The Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants has made several appointments to its AESC Council of Europe and Africa.

  • Emanuela Aureli, consultant, technology, media & telecommunications and data & analytics practices, at Spencer Stuart and based in London, who will serve as council chair
  • Martin Schubert, partner, Eric Salmon & Partners and based in Frankfurt, who will serve as council vice chair
  • Jonathan Morgan, consultant, regulation and government affairs practice, Saxton Bampfylde/Panorama Search and based in London, who will serve as council secretary/treasurer
  • Ineke Arts, partner, technology, EU association and consulting practices, Hoffman & Associates/IIC Partners and based in Brussels, who will serve throughout 2018 as council chair emeritus.

Meanwhile, new members of the council of Europe and Africa are:

  • George Abdushelishivi, senior partner, chair, Ward Howell and based in Moscow
  • Christo Badenhorst, director, Search Partners International/AltoPartners and based in Johannesburg
  • Joe Coulter, COO & finance director, Coulter Partners and based in London
  • Niccolo Giunta, managing partner of Eurosearch Consultants Italy and chair of ECI Group and based in Milan
  • Lydia Goutas, managing partner, Cornerstone International Group and based in Vienna
  • Albert Hiribarrondo, partner, advisor, executive search & board services, ALSpective/The Global Community for Leaders (TGCL) and based in Paris
  • Michelle Lally, COO, Sheffield Haworth and based in London
  • Franco A Parodi, founder, Parodi & Associates and based in Düsseldorf.

• Global talent mapping and pipelining specialist Armstrong Craven welcomes Fallon Gilhooley to its board as a global client partner within its healthcare and life sciences team.

Capita’s group business development director Chris Sellers is stepping down from the business outsourcing provider’s board with immediate effect. Sellers will help with the transition of his responsibilities ahead of leaving the company.

Clugston Group, a privately-owned company with interests in construction, logistics, facilities management and property development, has appointed Liz Fillingham group human resources director.

• US healthcare recruiter Cross Country Healthcare has made a number of new appointments as part of an enhanced operational focus, according to a company statement. These are:

  • William Burns, previously chief financial officer, who has been appointed to newly created chief operating officer role
  • Christopher Pizzi, previously corporate controller, who has been appointed senior vice president and chief financial officer
  • Buffy White, previously senior vice president, recruiting strategy and operations, who has been promoted to president – travel nurse and allied
  • Marisa Zaharoff, who has been promoted from senior vice president, branch operations to president – branch operations, reflecting the fact the firm’s nurse and allied staffing businesses has been split into two divisions with separate leadership.

Ellen Bedlow joins financial and professional services recruiter Eames Consulting Group’s finance and accountancy team in London as a senior consultant after transferring from the recruiter’s Singapore office.

• Specialist recruitment solutions group Gattaca has appointed David Findley to the newly created position of executive vice president of its US group.

Findley’s focus is on building the US market for Gattaca and growing the team and client base out of the Texas offices. He joins from recruitment giant Randstad Engineering, where he worked as senior vice president, responsible for sales, field operations and learning & development.

• Pre-employment background screening company HireRight welcomes Jill Wickenden as director of sales for EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa).

• Life sciences executive search The RSA Group welcomes Emma Whittle as a senior consultant in its interims practice, with an initial focus on the medical devices and diagnostic sector.

Ewart takes the reins of Taranata Group following acquisition of Hanya

Martin Ewart, founder of consulting business Hanya Partners, is taking on the role of CEO at Edinburgh-based Taranata Group.

People 21 May 2019


This week’s contracts and deals include: Beaumont Bailey Executive Search, Cornerstone OnDemand, JobAdder, M65Jobsearch, Perpetual Partnerships, Recruitment Entrepreneur, Russell Taylor, Spider, Templeton and Partners, The Curve Group, Wagestream

Contracts 20 May 2019

FINANCIALS: 51job posts rise in revenues

51job, a provider of integrated human resource services in China, has seen revenues rise 12.4%, according to unaudited financial results for the first quarter of 2019 ended 31 March, 2019.

Financials 10 May 2019

FINANCIALS: Hudson Global sees profits fall in ‘transition’ year

Global talent solutions company Hudson Global has seen gross profit fall 2.5% in constant currency year-on-year, according to results for the quarter to 31 March 2019.

Financials 10 May 2019