This week’s appointments include: Horton International, Pedersen & Partners, Sigmar Recruitment

• Executive search consultancy Horton International has appointed Dafydd Wright as managing partner of its Oxford-based Global Healthcare arm.

Wright brings more than 18 years’ experience of international life sciences resourcing to Horton, including 12 years in both consultant and management roles for life sciences executive search firm The RSA Group.

• Cassie Owen has joined executive search firm Pedersen & Partners as client partner, covering the retail & luxury segment across the MENA region. She will be based in Dubai, UAE.

• Irish-based Sigmar Recruitment has appointed Mike McDonagh director of the company, signalling Sigmar’s ambition to grow marketshare and respond to the recovery from the Covid-19 crisis. Earlier in the lockdown, Sigmar launched an initiative to mobilise Ireland’s workforce and upskill people for a more effective recovery.

Most recently, McDonagh oversaw the growth of Hays Ireland as its managing director and previously served as chairperson of Boardmatch, Ireland’s national corporate governance charity.

People 1st International partners with charity to help travel industry

Skills expert People 1st International is helping people in the travel industry to transfer to other sectors.

12 August 2020

Free lunch vouchers for office workers to boost city sandwich bars

Would a £5 lunch voucher incentivise you or your team to return to the office?

12 August 2020

North-West recruiter enjoys summer boom in temp placements

A Birkenhead-headquartered recruitment business reports it is enjoying significant success in placing more temporary workers this summer in driving, logistics, distribution and warehousing jobs than at the same time in previous years.

4 August 2020

Circle Select dives down for talent, but who is narrating the video?

Sir David Attenborough knows a things about the natural world, but he is not the first name that comes to mind when it comes to promoting a recruitment business.

Lighter Side 30 July 2020