Ward joins Acorn as new MD

Bernard Ward (pictured) has been appointed as the new managing director of Acorn Recruitment. He succeeds Matt Southall.

Ward was previously the regional director (South-West, Wales & Midlands) for Blue Arrow. His career has also included MD roles at recruitment businesses in the UK and internationally in locations such as Qatar, Dubai and elsewhere in EMEA, covering a range of sectors including professional services, digital and tech, construction, aviation, manufacturing, engineering, automation, general industrial and commercial, oil & gas, driving and hospitality.

He will lead Acorn through the next stages of its expansion. With headquarters at Celtic Springs, near Newport, South Wales, multi-specialist Acorn has a turnover of over £100m. It is part of global recruitment giant Synergie.

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