This week’s appointments include: bluewaveSELECT, Heidrick & Struggles, Imagination, LTN & Partners, Pedersen & Partners, Supertemps

• SAP specialist recruitment firm bluewaveSELECT has expanded into Germany and appointed director Mathias Ziolo to lead its German operations. Ziolo brings more than a decade of experience and has previously helped to build and manage a team of 14 specialist recruiters.

• Executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles has appointed Jennifer Streitwieser as partner in its Philadelphia office. She was previously a senior client partner at consulting firm Korn Ferry and has also held multiple HR and operations executive roles at a services firm.

• Global experience design company Imagination has appointed Philomena Gray as chief people officer, leading talent and HR strategy across the group, reporting to CEO Patrick Reid. Gray joins Imagination from Photobox, where she was human resources director of international operations across the UK, France, Germany and Spain.

• Legal recruiter LTN & Partners has appointed Riyyan Satti to its associate recruitment team. Satti joins the group as a senior consultant and has been working as a practising IP lawyer since 2013.

• Executive search firm Pedersen & Partners has announced three global appointments to its business. Grace Tay joins as principal in Singapore, with more than 20 years’ experience as an executive search professional.

Prasert Arsanawattanapipat joins as client partner in Bangkok, Thailand. He has over 21 years of experience where he held a variety of roles in both executive search and corporate talent acquisition. Marie Grondahl joins as principal in Gothenburg, Sweden. She brings “strong” executive search experience, having recruited senior managers for both Nordic and global clients.

• Recruitment agency Supertemps has appointed Shannon Jones and Nicole Owen resourcers in Bangor and Colwyn Bay respectively. Jones and Owen are both Welsh speakers and previously worked in finance, housing and administration.

Tech specialist THRYVE promotes Ford to MD

THRYVE, an emerging and critical technology recruitment business based in London and operating across the German market, has appointed Sonny Ford to managing director.

People 8 June 2022

Harvey joins THRIVE to head up people & culture

Digital learning and skills specialist THRIVE has appointed Sacha Harvey (pictured) as its new head of people & culture.

People 6 June 2022

Side acquisition strengthens Randstad’s offering and market position

Recruitment agency Randstad France has announced its intentions to acquire end-to-end digital staffing platform Side in France.

Contracts 22 April 2022


This week’s new contracts & deals include: APSCo, Hirewell, Qdos, WorkIndia

Contracts 11 April 2022