This week’s appointments include: Airswift, Arctic Shores, Aryaka, Bedford Consulting Group, Page Outsourcing, TrueBlue

Airswift, the global workforce solutions provider for the energy, process and infrastructure sectors, has taken on Maxime Degaldi in the newly created role of China country manager. Based in Airswift’s Shanghai office, his role will initially focus on the company’s diversification into wind energy, as well as servicing its existing client base. Before joining Airswift, Degaldi founded Geotium an international trade and development consultancy based in Paris, having previously been Asia Pacific regional director for IOTA Group, a global talent resourcing solutions provider focusing on the oil and energy sector.

The announcement follows Airswift’s recent joint venture with Vietnam-based, international business development specialists Source of Asia, as the company expands its operations across Asia Pacific as part of its growth strategy.

Arctic Shores, the behaviour-based assessment provider, has appointed industry veteran Adam Hale as the company’s new chair. Hale was previously CEO of HR tech scale-up Fairsail (later Sage People post-acquisition).

• Multi-cloud WAN company Aryaka has appointed Michelle Mitchell as chief human resources officer. In her new role, Mitchell will lead Aryaka’s HR strategy and operations, including global organisational development, talent acquisition, rewards and benefits, as well as culture strategies.

• Naomi Titleman Colla, founder of talent strategy consultancy Collaborativity, has joined the strategic advisory board of Canada-based executive search and talent management solutions provider Bedford Consulting Group.

Olly Harris is set to join PageGroup in September as regional managing director of Page Outsourcing. Harris joins after a 20-year career at Robert Walters Group, where he rose to become CEO of its Resource Solutions business. He will be charged with growing the brand and its global footprint, cementing and deepening existing relationships, as well as bringing significant new clients into the business.

• US blue-collar recruiter TrueBlue is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Kreidler to the company’s board of directors. He will serve on TrueBlue’s audit, nominating and corporate governance, and innovation and technology committees.


This week’s new contracts & deals include: Alexander Mann Solutions, Bullhorn, Concept Information Technology, Executive Heads

Contracts 12 October 2020

Global RPO market set to top $20bn by 2027

The global recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) market size is expected to reach $20.8bn (£15.6bn) by 2027, according to a new report by US-based Grand View Research.

3 September 2020

Everise on recruitment drive for 4,500 across the US

Everise, a next-generation outsourced ‘customer experience’ firm, is recruiting 4,500 full-time, home-based customer and product support agents across the US to service new and forecasted growth, the company has announced.

26 August 2020

Damia staff take ownership of recruitment company

The 15 employees of specialist IT recruitment and IT managed services firm Damia Group now own the company.

21 August 2020