HELPING YOU STAND OUT IN TODAY'S CHALLENGING CLIMATE

ABOUT US

 

The Appointed Group are committed to finding the very best candidates from the whole of the industry and not just the best of those applicants who happen to be looking for a new job.

We have an excellent reputation with clients and candidates alike and an exemplary track record of Executive, Strategic and ‘hard to fill’ placements.

Our business was established to overcome recurring recruitment challenges facing your industry; with hiring managers regularly complaining about a lack of relevant experience and the limited breadth and depth of the candidate pool being presented to them.

Backed by leading industry experience, we target and engage with talented individuals who have the specific skills, knowledge and expertise that suit perfectly our clients’ needs and objectives.

Our clients are considered our partners and our commitment to supporting their needs has a genuine impact on their ability to thrive in today’s challenging economic climate.

We are confident that working together with us will help you change your view of the recruitment process…for the better.

IN NUMBERS

Success

100

Percentage of retained assignments successfully completed.

Global reach

5

Number of continents covered by retained searches since 2018.

Loyalty

83

Percentage of assignments with existing clients.

Time Line

4

Average number of weeks it takes our assignments to reach client interview stage.

Our team of experts is ready to help you develop strategies for not only surviving but thriving in the future. Contact us today to arrange a consultation.

MEET THE TEAM

Our consultants have in-depth knowledge of the sectors in which they work and deliver solutions with expertise and passion.  We work in collaboration, sharing our knowledge, experiences and individual strengths to suit the specifics of each client’s brief.

Jules Pearson

Director

Working both nationally and internationally, Jules is regarded as one of the leading recruiters in the country, specialising for over 14 years, in the Aquaculture, Agri, Food & Drink and Environmental sectors.

​She has an excellent track record of success in recruiting across a diverse range of senior and ‘hard to fill’ specialist roles.  As Founder and Managing Associate, Jules’ personal and individual approach to candidates and clients defines the DNA of The Appointed Group and she has developed and maintained close long-term working relationships with each of her clients.

For the past 6 years, Jules has been ​a mentor and conference speaker for the Institute of Food Science and Technology and recently become a Mentor for the Prince’s Trust in Scotland.

Jules is trained in OPQ Personality & Ability critical reasoning testing, an accredited Career Coach and is also qualified in Leadership Management and Diversity & Inclusion in the workplace.

Direct Number: 07709 266893

jules@theappointedgroup.com

Katharine Price

Senior Associate

Katharine is an International Business and Language graduate from Newcastle University. After a successful career in marketing and administration, Katharine joined a leading headhunting firm as a specialist researcher and now has many years of successful commercial and international research experience.

​Katharine is adept at conducting Europe wide senior and mid-level search assignments; together with due diligence research, corporate mapping and remuneration reporting.  An accredited Career Coach, Katharine is also qualified in Diversity & Inclusion in the workplace.

​Katharine leads the Research & Insight solution at The Appointed Group.

Simon Constable

Senior Associate

Simon is an experienced Executive Compensation consultant who has advised senior leaders at a variety of large corporations including General Motors, CIBC, and Delphi. He also served as a senior consultant at a major HR consulting company where he specialised in strategy and analysis for CFO’s of Public Listed Companies.

A Fellow at Johns Hopkins Institute for Applied Economics, Global Health and the Study of Business Enterprise, Simon holds a degree in economics from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland, an MBA in general management from the Darden School at the University of Virginia, and is a graduate of the Business & Economics Reporting program at New York University.

Simon is co-author of ‘The Wall Street Journal Guide to the 50 Economic Indicators That Really Matter’ and is currently a columnist for a variety of publications. You’ll find his work in The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, Forbes, BBC Capital, and U.S. News & World Report.

​Simon leads the Compensation Analysis solution and Executive Outplacement Support at The Appointed Group.

Bryan Gothelf

Senior Associate

Bryan is an Economics and Accountancy graduate from Manchester Metropolitan University. After a successful career in Executive Recruitment, he qualified in 2012 in ILM Coaching and Mentoring.

Bryan offers terrific insight into the private sector recruitment landscape,
from large corporates to smaller entrepreneur owned companies and is highly experienced at assisting candidates to manage all aspects of their career. This may be in changing career direction, pivoting roles, advising on negotiating a remuneration package or supporting someone trying to get back into the workplace.

Bryan leads the Outplacement Support solution at The Appointed Group.

Cameron Davidson

Non-Executive Director

Cameron is a highly experienced, multi-disciplined Senior Director who has delivered value and growth for several multi-national and multi-site operations within Food Manufacturing, Aquaculture and Agribusiness both within the UK and Internationally.

Over the past 25 years, Cameron has held senior roles with Baxters Food Group, Cargill Foods, Grampian Country Foods and Marine Harvest. A genuine global player, he has run businesses across Europe, North America, Australia, Turkey and Malaysia.

Cameron, as a non-executive director for The Appointed Group, provides creative, independent oversight and constructive challenge to the executive directors.

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