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Alistair Cox

Alistair Cox

Alistair Cox is chief executive of Hays, which had revenue of £3,697 million in its last financial year. He has been CEO since 2007. Prior to Hays, he was chief executive at Xansa plc from 2002. Cox is also a non-executive director of 3i Group plc. He is a chartered engineer and has an MBA(…)

Johnathan Johnson

Johnathan Johnson

Johnathan Johnson is CEO of Fircroft, which was founded by his father, John Johnson. He joined in 1997 as a consultant and was promoted to operations director for the international oil and gas sector in 2001. Since taking the helm in 2005, he has overseen the global expansion of the company, taking advantage of the(…)

Nick Cox

Nick Cox

Nick Cox became Hays’ managing director for Continental Europe and Rest of the World (CERoW), in 2006, reporting directly to the CEO. As one of Hay’s three operating divisions, CERoW comprises 22 countries out of 32 in the Group. Cox joined Hays in 1983 working in the accountancy and finance/banking division as a recruitment consultant,(…)

Albert Ellis

Albert Ellis

Albert Ellis is the CEO of the Harvey Nash Group. Originally appointed to the board in 2000 as CFO, he became CEO in 2005. Ellis joined Harvey Nash in 1998 from Hays plc. Before that, he worked in the accounting and auditing profession after qualifying as a chartered accountant. He is on the board of(…)

James Reed

James Reed

James Reed is chairman of the Reed Global group of companies, which was founded by Reed’s father, Sir Alec Reed, in 1960. The company has 3,300 permanent employees working across 417 business units in 158 locations worldwide. James Reed is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and was formerly an(…)

Kevin Barrow

Kevin Barrow

Kevin Barrow is a partner with law firm Osborne Clarke. Since 1990, he has advised staffing companies on all types of legal work, including commercial deals, international joint ventures and M&A.His multi-country team work for more than 100 hirers and suppliers on market-leading UK, EU and international flexible workforce (MSP, RPO and VMS) projects, regulation(…)

Steve Ingham

Steve Ingham

Steve Ingham is chief executive of PageGroup, the 12th-largest staffing firm in Europe. He joined Michael Page (as the company was then called) in 1987 as a consultant and was promoted to operating director in 1990 and appointed to the board as executive director of U.K. operations in 2001. He became managing director of U.K.(…)

Johnathan Johnson

Johnathan Johnson

Johnathan Johnson is the chief executive officer of Fircroft. Johnson joined Fircroft in 1997 as a consultant and was promoted to operations director for the IT, commercial and rail sectors in 2001. Since taking the helm in 2005 from his father and company founder John Johnson, he has overseen the global expansion of the company.(…)

Andrew Hogarth

Andrew Hogarth

Andrew Hogarth is CEO of Staffline, which had revenue of £416 million in its latest financial year. He has been with the company since 2002. ISIS funded the buy in/management buyout of the firm in 2000 and introduced Hogarth as finance director. Hogarth helped float the firm on AIM in 2004 and has been chief(…)

Robert Walters

Robert Walters

After three years at Touche Ross, Robert Walters joined the recruitment firm Michael Page as one of its very first employees. Following an eight-year period that included setting up the firm’s New York office, he returned to London and established Robert Walters in 1985, specialising in junior to middle management professional positions.