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Petroplan appoints regional director for EMEA

Specialist energy talent acquisition group, Petroplan, has appointed Darren Brown as regional director for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Darren joins Petroplan with more than 25 years of recruitment experience, with specialisms in 360 contract and permanent recruitment at both director and operational levels.

A widely respected professional within the recruitment space, Darren’s knowledge and networks span across a vast array of industries including oil and gas, petrochemical, rail, civil, property, construction, infrastructure, manufacturing and design and automotive. The group says Darren’s appointment is further evidence of Petroplan’s strategic shift to accelerate, adapt and sharpen their service offering.

As regional director for EMEA, Darren is responsible for driving the largest region within Petroplan’s operations, leading from the front to grow the region, develop a successful working culture, upskill the team and increase profitability.

On his appointment, Darren commented: “I am excited to join such a talented and diverse management team – bringing my belief, passion, experience and knowledge to drive a new attitude and culture through the exciting change programme, exceed in all growth areas and deliver excellent results against our annual financial targets.”

Darren’s appointment signifies a step change in the Petroplan senior leadership team, and reinforces the team’s ambition as it, upskills and attracts the best talent. He joins Petroplan in an exciting phase of the organisation’s strategy – to be the market leader in all its specialist industry sectors and the partner of choice for all their clients’ recruitment needs.

Darren added: “The development of the EMEA region is extremely important to the growth of the business. By always remaining positive and calm in my approach, I aim to create a positive and motivated workforce, empowering those who demonstrate the right skills and attitude to feel like they can make a difference.

“I cannot do this alone and recognise that as a team all pulling in the same direction we can achieve our ambitious growth targets!”

Christopher Honeyman Brown, CEO of Petroplan said: “We are delighted to welcome Darren as the latest addition to the senior leadership team. His wealth of experience will be vital as we expand our capabilities and further develop our footprint across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, continuing to deliver creative solutions for our clients.”

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