This week’s appointments include: Astute Technical Recruitment, Coleman James, Dedicate Recruitment, Petroplan

Astute Technical Recruitment has appointed Amarjit Chahal as its CEO. Chahal joined in June 2018 as finance director following on from his position as commercial director at Randstad.

• Specialist recruiter to the built environment and rail sectors Coleman James has appointed Josh Haggart as director of rail. Haggart will head up the new Doncaster base, where he will lead plans to grow the rail division to 20 consultants over the next three years. He spent over seven years as a specialist rail recruiter at Navartis.

Dedicate Recruitment has appointed Dan Nevitt as operations director. Nevitt joins from his previous role as marketing director of Armourcoat. He has over 25 years of commercial experience with similar roles at Vaillant and Advanta.

Petroplan has appointed a new leadership team and three new team members in Canada. Following the news that Darci Kruse will lead its office as country manager, he will be supported by senior client relationship manager Mike McKinnon. Its three new recruitment team members are Gina Peltier, Teri MacInnes and Emma Hignett, comprising a team of six.

Waterfield joins Petroplan as director, North America

Specialist energy talent acquisition group Petroplan has appointed David Waterfield as director for North America to support the company’s growth in the US and Canada.

People 17 May 2022


This week’s new contracts & deals include:

Contracts 17 May 2022

LHi Group gives staff stake part ownership of business

International recruitment specialist LHi Group has moved to an employee ownership structure where all employees have a stake in the company.

10 May 2022

ANALYSIS: Businesses need to be ‘fluent in the language of geopolitics’

The risks for undertaking business in Ukraine “are beyond severe and really quite bleak”, according to the head of advisory at security intelligence firm Dragonfly.

24 March 2022