This week's appointments include: Adecco Group, Association of Recruitment Consultancies, CIPHR, Europcar Mobility, Heidrick & Struggles, Oyster Partnership, University of Glasgow’s HR Committee

• Global recruiter Adecco Group has appointed Teppo Paavola to the newly-created role of chief digital officer. Based in Adecco Group’s headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland, Paavola will be responsible for overseeing its portfolio of growing digital businesses that include Adia, Vettery and YOSS.

• The Association of Recruitment Consultancies (ARC) has appointed Patricia Finn, global head of legal, compliance and cash management at international recruitment firm Morgan McKinley, to the trade association’s committee.  

Finn is a qualified accountant with international experience across several sectors including practice, construction and recruitment. She has worked in London, Perth and Sydney and is now based in Cork, Ireland.

Andrew Carwadine has been appointed chief executive at HR solutions provider CIPHR, effective from 7 January. CIPHR’s current chief executive, Chris Berry, will remain with the company as deputy chair.

Europcar Mobility has appointed Matthew Rodgers as UK HR director. Rodgers, who joined as a graduate trainee in 1996, before working his way up the ranks, takes over from former HR director Sally Gregory, who retired at the end of October.

• Global executive search company Heidrick & Struggles has made four appointments – two at partner level and two as principals.

Cheryl Stokes and Ian Tomlinson-Roe join as partners in the Atlanta, US, and London offices respectively, while Marina Ivanoff and Jane Schroeder become principals in the Singapore and London offices respectively.

Oyster Partnership has promoted Jaspreet Bhogal to associate director. She has been with the firm for seven years as a recruitment consultant, having previously worked in the industry for two years.

The company says it plans to increase headcount and start new divisions in 2019.

Shan Saba, a director at Scotland-based recruitment agency Brightwork, has been appointed a member of University of Glasgow’s Human Resources Committee. The post, which is unpaid, is for a period of four years.

Among the committee’s responsibilities are corporate governance and insight of the university’s people initiatives and policies, and promoting recruitment best practice.

Chemical company Croda construction creates jobs in Yorkshire

The construction of a distribution hub in Goole, Yorkshire is set to create hundreds of new jobs.

19 August 2019


This week’s appointments include: Amerit Consulting, AVROBIO, Bis Henderson Recruitment, Crown World Mobility, Diamond Recruitment, Eames Consulting Group, Hortor, JVP Group, Macildowie, Onezeero, Sphere Digital Recruitment, Thorne & Wait

People 19 August 2019

Chat Bot helps AA increase candidate and employer brand engagement

The AA is using a scuba-diving, goal-scoring, space-exploring, rock star ‘Bot’ to help the organisation engage with candidates.

14 August 2019


This week’s contracts and deals include: Airswift, BlueSky PR, C&D Group, Johnson Underwood, Skipton Business Finance, Sterling EMEA, Woodrow Mercer

Contracts 14 August 2019