Gattaca appoints successor to Wilkinson

Staffing solutions firm Gattaca has appointed a successor to Brian Wilkinson.

Wilkinson stepped down as CEO at the engineering and technology staffing specialist in February. He joined from recruitment giant Randstad back in December 2013.

In a statement, released this morning, Gattaca revealed Kevin Freeguard (pictured) would be taking on the role of CEO on 1 October.  

Freeguard’s most recent role was at US multinational Verifone Systems, where he was managing director of UK and Ireland from 2014-18. Before Verifone, he worked at De La Rue, the British company that makes banknotes, as well as security printing of passports and tax stamps, where he was managing director for its solutions division.

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