This week’s appointments include: AGY47, Eames Consulting Group, Graham Matthews, MM Search, Silverbean

• Newcastle marketing agencies Silverbean and AGY47 have appointed Rebecca McDonald as their new head of people and development. McDonald will ensure there is an increased emphasis on employee growth, development and learning, feeding into the agencies’ focus on a culture that significantly benefits both its clients and its employees. Her previous roles include setting up people processes and function at a shopper marketing agency, and HR roles at Sage and Balfour Beatty.

Eames Consulting Group has promoted Elmer Tan to associate director in its Singapore office. Tan joined the Eames technology team three years ago as a consultant.

• Boutique recruitment consultancy Graham Matthews has appointed Ali Raza as managing director as it looks to diversity its offering. Part of James Caan CBE’s Recruitment Entrepreneur portfolio, Graham Matthews has previously recruited exclusively in the healthcare IT & systems space; with Raza’s appointment the recruiter has now added a dedicated technology recruitment practice.

• Glasgow-based executive search firm MM Search has expanded its team with the appointment of Jonny Waugh as associate partner and Rory Cleat as business delivery executive.

Marketing group IPG selects Worksome to manage freelance talent

Online recruitment and freelance platform Worksome has been selected by the Interpublic Group (IPG) to manage its freelance requirement from the Worksome platform.

Contracts 8 January 2021

Lonely Marketers join Together to support struggling recruitment firms

A collective of individual recruitment marketers have joined forces over the weekend to support “recruitment businesses”.

2 November 2020

Blackbridge Communications employees take ownership of agency

Employer marketing agency Blackbridge Communications has now become an employee-owned business.

15 October 2020


This week’s appointments include: Granger Reis, Odgers Berndtson, Robert Walters, Stafffinders

People 5 October 2020