Search Consultancy has announced two significant hires to boost the recruitment firm’s Professional Services, IT and Digital offering.
Philip Piper, based in Manchester, joins Search as a director, with responsibility for driving business development across the Professional Services, Digital, Change and IT teams, while professional services recruitment specialist, Peter Bone, has joined as an associate director, reporting into Peter Preston, director and head of Professional Services at Search in England.
Philip, who has more than 15 years’ experience, joins the business in a newly created position, reporting into Search’s managing director in England, Debbie Caswell. He will take the strategic business lead on all sales activity across IT, Digital, Change & Professional Services in the UK.
Working in collaboration with the operations leaders, Philip will implement a sales strategy across the IT, Change, Digital & Professional Services teams. He will also build and launch an executive proposition across the wider business.
Peter Bone has joined Search as an associate director in Leeds, specialising in professional services recruitment across the Yorkshire region. A former accountant, Peter has significant strategic experience in director-level and head of region roles, including setting up his own recruitment business which he ran for seven years before merging with another business.
Peter is responsible for the direction and growth of Search’s Professional Services teams in Yorkshire, which recruits candidates across a variety of professional disciplines including Accountancy & Finance, Legal, Insurance, Financial Services, HR & Development, Sales, Marketing & Executive posts.
Debbie Caswell, Search Consultancy’s managing director in England, said: “Philip and Peter’s appointments are significant hires for our business and their arrival demonstrates our commitment to delivering the highest level of service to our business and individual clients.
“Both Philip and Peter are already making a substantial contribution to our business thanks to their strategic expertise and years of experience in Professional Services, Digital and IT recruitment.”