This week’s appointments include: Granger Reis, Primis Talent, Procurement Heads, Sporting Jobs

• Global executive search firm Granger Reis has appointed Esmeé Vermolen as board director to drive its technology strategy. Rotterdam-based Vermolen moves onto the board following 18 months as head of technology and innovation at Granger Reis, where she has created systems moving away from ‘outdated’ exec search models.

• Technology staffing solutions firm Primis Talent has announced that business manager Tim Salmon will be moving to New York to head up the team in the US city. Salmon will continue to grow the New York office, adding new team members and developing current employees throughout 2023.

• Specialist recruiter Procurement Heads has made two appointments. Gemma Burman joins the firm as senior manager – interim recruitment. Burman brings more than 10 years’ recruitment experience to the role. The firm has also promoted Will Cooke to senior recruitment consultant on the financial and professional services side of the business. Cooke joined as recruitment associate in 2021 before being promoted to recruitment consultant last year.

• Sports industry executive recruitment specialists Sporting Jobs has appointed Harry Lynch as head of recruitment at its Birmingham headquarters. Lynch has more than 10 years’ experience of working in the recruitment industry, and joins from Vento Group. He started his career as a graduate recruitment trainee for the Executive Network Group, where he spent four years and advanced to a senior recruitment consultant role.


This week’s new contracts & deals include: Apsa, Jobmatch Sweden, Kelly, Mach Recruitment

Contracts 15 May 2024

Stafforce appoints Platt to power ports in the UK

Workforce solutions provider Stafforce has promoted Tim Platt (pictured) from head of ports to brand director for ports in the UK.

People 30 April 2024

£60m funding as Sunak goes big on apprenticeships

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has unveiled a raft of reforms aimed at increasing apprenticeship numbers and doing away with red tape for small businesses.

Legislation 19 March 2024

Haven’s recruitment drive offers 550+ job opportunities for 2024

Holiday park operator Haven is looking to recruit more than 550 people at its two Blackpool parks, to support an increase in bookings for the year.

7 March 2024