The global finance and technology recruitment firm revealed Jacobs joined the business as Chair in early March.
Paul has spent 44 years within the recruitment industry leading and developing outstanding and world-class businesses, and is a well know and high profile figure throughout the industry in the UK.
Touching on the reasons for its new Chairman’s appointment, Lee Ballen and Steve Perkins – Joint owners/MD’s of Hunter Bond commented “Paul has an almost unique in-depth and life-long knowledge of both the UK and global recruitment markets, having grown Office Angels’ network to over 100 branches from just 60, while managing a headcount of 650 staff, and achieving a turnover of £140m.He was of course, also a main board director of Adecco UK and Hudson UK, and has over the last 10 years been actively involved in supporting and developing a wide range of recruitment businesses throughout the UK and abroad. His enormous experience will significantly strengthen our board’s capabilities and operating effectiveness, and we are delighted to welcome Paul to our fast growth company, where we know Paul’s experience and abilities will super-charge our development”.
Paul adds “ I am absolutely thrilled to be working closely alongside Lee and Steve, who have already grown a hugely impressive business in a relatively short time -frame. This is testament to their amazing levels of energy, drive and verve, and Hunter Bond is now poised to enter its’ next exciting phase of growth and success. When I first met the guys, I was struck by their vision and commitment, and the fact that they are also genuinely great people who are wholly focused on creating a business that reflects their own enviable behaviours and values. When invited to join them, it was an extremely easy decision to make and I am greatly looking forward to supporting them and their talented colleagues to scale greater heights in the coming months and years”.