The marketing, digital and technology recruitment practice Forward Role has boosted its award-winning team with the appointment of Richard Jones. Richard joins as executive search director for the FR Executive brand. With over 20 years’ of executive search experience internationally, as a strategy and transformation recruiter and a successful track record of leading and delivering global campaigns, Richard’s remit will be to continue the rapid growth of the FR Executive technology division.
Richard will join Forward Role directors; Steve Thompson and Brian Johnson in building the FR Executive offering, which works nationally across high growth sectors such as retail, eCommerce, technology and FinTech, with clients ranging from FTSE 100 businesses to private equity and venture capital backed scale ups.
“We’re delighted to welcome Richard into the business,” said Steve Thompson. “He brings to the table an enviable network of talent and blue chip contacts in the technology and transformation space. His drive and passion for delivering world class talent fits perfectly with our company culture.”
Joining Richard at Forward Role’s city centre head office, are three new recruitment consultants to the Forward Role brand.
Grant Dove is a recent addition to the businesses technology department, heading up Java recruitment. Luke Finney will boost the contract function as an ERP consultant and Charlotte Callaghan joins the London digital team. The new hires take the Forward Role team to 35, making it the largest specialist marketing and digital recruiter in the north of England and a major player on the UK recruitment scene.