This week’s appointments include: APSCo, Fircroft Group, Pedersen & Partners, Robert Walters

• The Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) has announced its new Representative Committee that will be responsible for shaping the strategy and direction of the trade association until 2022.

APSCo’s new committee members are: Barry Cullen, founder and director, Introprotect (affiliate representative); Caroline Vooght, director, Expion Search & Selection; Chris Dunning-Walton, managing director, InfoSec; Doug Rode, senior MD, Page Group; James Wakefield, CEO, Cobalt Recruitment; Paul Kirby, CEO, Darwin Recruitment; Richard Bradley, MD UK & Ireland, Kelly Services; Richard Harris, chief legal officer, Robert Walters Group; Sachin Ruparelia, CEO, Camino Partners; Simon Clarke, CEO, Harnham; Stephen Rookes, commercial & legal director, NES Global Talent; Thomas Way, MD UK & Ireland, SThree; Zoe Lewis, MD Professional Services, Methods.

APSCo’s permanent members are: Ann Swain, CEO, APSCo; Samantha Hurley, operations director, APSCo; and Stephen Hill, financial director, APSCo.

• Global technical engineering recruiter Fircroft Group has strengthened its board of directors with the appointment of Greg Andrews as CFO. He joins Fircroft from Calder Group, a privately-owned pan-European engineering group, where he was group finance director.

• Global executive search firm Pedersen & Partners has appointed Jonathan Whitehead to the ASEAN team as a client partner. Before joining Pedersen & Partners, he served as country manager for a global search firm based in Vietnam.

• International professional recruitment group Robert Walters has announced that non-executive chairman Carol Hui has joined the board of construction materials company Breedon Group as a non-exec director from 1 May.

Airswift welcomes ‘positive’ fair employment licence changes in Singapore

New licence conditions being introduced for employment agencies in Singapore to promote fair hiring “are a positive change”, according to Airswift’s president for Asia.

Legislation 30 June 2020

Boost for logistics sector as DPD recruits 6,000 staff

Logistics and delivery firm DPD is recruiting 6,000 new staff, in response to an unprecedented boom in online shopping caused by Covid-19.

26 June 2020


This week’s new contracts & deals include: Techconsult UK

Contracts 9 June 2020

Surya Recruitment launches to tackle climate change

Surya Recruitment has been launched in Bristol to support the renewable energy sector.

New to Market 4 June 2020