This week’s appointments include: GroupM, Penrhyn International, Supertemps, TS Grale

GroupM, WPP’s media investment group, has appointed Carmelita Lubos as chief talent officer in the UK. A newly created role within the UK leadership team reporting to CEO Tom George, Lubos joins the company from Deliveroo where she was global director of talent in July.

Penrhyn International, a global network of retained executive search firms, has appointed Yanouk Poirier, a partner at Leaders International, a pan-Canadian firm based in Montreal, as chairman. Frank Beyer of LAB & Company in Germany is appointed vice chair.

Also joining the board is Greg Gabel, managing director of US firm Coleman Lew Canny Bowen. Current chairman Michael Herst of Osprey Clarke in the UK will remain on the board as treasurer. The board is completed by Luce Nordon (Agora Search, France) and Rikke Dolberg (Unique Human Capital, Denmark).

• North Wales-based recruiter Supertemps has appointed Victoria Lycett as business manager at the firm’s Colwyn Bay headquarters. She joined the firm as construction business manager last October.

Amanda Riley joins executive search specialist TS Grale’s Leeds-based team as principal consultant.

Recruitment consultant Finn taps into the reality TV market

Recruitment’s representative on the very first series of ITV2’s winter Love Island is the “coolest guy around”, according to one his colleagues.

Lighter Side 24 January 2020

Facebook creates 1,000 new jobs in London

Facebook is to create 1,000 new roles in London during 2020, with a large number added to its team tackling harmful online content.

21 January 2020

TV soap Hollyoaks puts a call out to recruit extras

If the world of recruitment has got all too serious for you, don’t worry – Hollyoaks has launched a recruitment drive for extras.

Lighter Side 21 January 2020


This week’s launches include: 15Five, Amerit Consulting, Brilliant Jobs, Creative Industry Showcase, Glassdoor, KDR Recruitment, Novacare, Odgers Interim

New to Market 20 January 2020