Global technology recruitment company Talent, has appointed former onezero director James Davies to spearhead ambitious growth plans across the UK. Davies has spent the past eight years building and developing high performing award-winning recruitment teams in the digital and technology sector and he hopes to continue this success at Talent.
“I decided to join Talent, as it was brand that you just can’t ignore,” he says. “The global growth they have had over the past few years is remarkable and programmes such as Talent RISE and Talent Unleashed really sets them apart.
“Our ambitions for further growth and success are aligned and I’m excited to work with, EMEA CEO Jonathan Butterfield. John is highly respected in the industry and I hope to learn a lot from him and the wider Talent team,” Davies said.
The appointment of Davies is part of Talent’s plans to treble the size of their existing Manchester based team over the next 18 months. This expansion will be supported by investment in experienced hires as well as increased opportunities for Talent’s graduate induction programme.
Talent currently operates 16 offices across the UK, Europe, North America and APAC. Following significant investment in its UK operations, Talent has exceeded 65 per cent year-on-year revenue growth in the UK over the past three years and NFI growth has exceeded 50 per cent year-on-year over the same timeline.
Talent EMEA CEO, Jonathan Butterfield, commented: “We’re delighted to welcome James into the Talent family. His passion and commitment to revolutionise the recruitment sector really stands out – his track record and reputation is unparalleled.
“It’s an exciting time for the UK technology and digital sector, despite the political uncertainty we remain at the forefront of European innovation and our technology and digital sector continues to drive our economy forward. The North West plays a key role in this success and we look forward to working with James and his team to help support the continued success and growth of the technology sector in the region,” he concluded.