This week’s appointments include: Heidrick & Struggles, Korn Ferry, Pedersen & Partners, Talentmark

• Global executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles has appointed Laszlo Bock to its board of directors as an independent director. Bock is a co-founder and CEO of Humu, which helps chief HR officers unlock the potential of individuals, teams and organization by using AI-driven technology. He is also former senior vice-president of people operations at Google.

• Global executive search and organisational firm Korn Ferry has welcomed Shane Cragun as senior partner in its advisory practice. He is based in Korn Ferry’s London office.

• International executive search firm Pedersen & Partners appoints Gregory Camou as country manager for Russia and Sergei Serdioukov as head of industrial practice CIS.

Talentmark, a specialist and executive recruitment solutions provider to the global life sciences market, has appointed Joubert Guelcé director of Resourcing Solutions (project-based and non-retained search). Joubert joins Talentmark from supply chain staffing firm Proco, where he led the EMEA business focusing on leadership positions in life sciences. Before Proco, he spent five years with i-Pharm Consulting.

FINANCIALS: Staffline posts strong Q1 profits

Recruitment and training group Staffline has reported today that its underlying operating profit increased 133% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2021, with a group restructuring last year generating a £15m savings in overhead costs.

Financials 27 April 2021

Addison Lee drivers are workers says Court of Appeal

In the latest victory for gig economy workers, the Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal by hired driving company Addison Lee.

Legislation 23 April 2021

Gi Group opens Birmingham branch to help Midlands expansion

Specialist recruiter Gi Group UK has opened a flagship branch in Birmingham to spearhead its Midlands operations as it continues to expand its presence, the company has announced.

New to Market 19 April 2021


This week’s appointments include: develop, Forsyth Barnes, Heidrick & Struggles, ManpowerGroup, Oakleaf Partnership, Pedersen & Partners, Premier Group Recruitment, Sixty Eight People, Venatu Recruitment Group

People 19 April 2021