This week’s appointments include: Baltimore Consulting, Parasol Group, REC, Robert Half

• Bristol-based recruitment firm Baltimore Consulting has promoted senior manager Vic Singh to assistant director for sales and customer experience. Singh will be responsible for driving sales and delivering quality service to its clients and candidates.

• Umbrella employment services provider Parasol Group has appointed Russell Upton as business development and key accounts director. Upton brings more than 20 years of experience working in financial services and employee benefits sector. He was previously sales director at umbrella company Sterling Group.

• The Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) has appointed Alyx Peters as the first chair of its advisory council. She will lead the advisory council in supporting the REC’s board and leadership staff. Peters has been working in recruitment since 2001 and is currently the CEO of Network Recruitment Wales. She is also the managing director of MPS Healthcare and SET Recruitment.

• Recruitment firm Robert Half has appointed Marnie H Wilking to its board of directors. Based in California, Wilking is a Fortune 250 chief information security officer and the global head of security and technology risk management at Wayfair. She has more than 20 years of experience implementing cybersecurity strategy in alignment with regulatory requirements and business objectives.

Bluestones Investment Group buys ARC and Home Recruitment

Bluestones Investment Group, a specialist investment group that focuses on the recruitment sector, has completed two strategic acquisitions, Australasian Recruitment Company and Home Recruitment.

Contracts 6 February 2024

Heidrick & Struggles promotes global leaders

International provider of global leadership advisory and on-demand talent solutions, Heidrick & Struggles, has promoted a number of key global and regional leaders.

People 4 January 2024

The SR Group launches specialist IT consultancy Keller West

Search and recruitment business The SR Group today [18 September 2023] has launched its specialist IT consultancy, Keller West, to drive the acquisition of senior IT talent.

New to Market 18 September 2023

Adjacency relaunches executive search division and expands its reach

Cheltenham-based Adjacency is to expand into new locations, rebrand its executive search division and welcome a new partner.

New to Market 21 August 2023