Major Players and Arrows Group merge to form Majar Group

Two leading UK recruiters have announced a strategic merger to create a new brand.

Leading digital, marketing and creative talent agency Major Players and global technology talent solutions company Arrows Group have merged to form the Majar Group.

Announced today [27 January], the merger formalises “successful collaborations” between the brands over two years. A company statement said that the tie-up will “provide the creative and technology industries with the opportunity to leverage a legacy that spans over 50 years”. 

All the businesses within the group will continue to trade independently under their own brands. In addition to the founding brands Major Players and Arrows Group, the group will also be home to BOOSTA, an embedded tech talent consultancy, and Caissa Recruitment, a Berlin-based tech recruitment agency.

Creating the Majar Group will enable the parties to “capitalise on the convergence we see between the technology and creative services across our combined customer bases”, said James Parsons, group CEO. “We are investing in the solutions we can deliver to these high-demand sectors and looking to compliment these with specific acquisitions to support our global strategy.”

Parsons, who co-founded Arrows Group in 2003, has been chairman since 2019. He became CEO in 2011.

Joanne Lucy and Charlie Sell are, respectively, the managing directors of Major Players and Arrows Group.

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