Penna Appoints New Head Of Digital & Social
Penna Recruitment Solutions has announced the appointment of Tristan Moakes as its new Head of Digital & Social.
In his new position, Mr Moakes will be responsible for bringing together the technology and strategy sides of Penna’s digital offering and fostering a collaborative approach to digital thinking across the recruitment business. Recent Penna digital projects include the award winning KPMG “80 Days: Race the World" challenge and the careers website for John Lewis Partnership.
Mr Moakes has worked in the recruitment industry for eight years in a range of digital roles from project management to strategy. Originally working as a web developer, he moved to the recruitment communications industry in 2006, starting at Work as a digital project manager, overseeing development of client websites including award-winning work for ASDA.
Mr Moakes moved on to TMP in 2010 and spent two years in the strategy team delivering web user experience and social strategies. In 2012 he returned to Work and has spent the past two years running the digital and creative team.
Pete Rice, Head of Brand for Recruitment Solutions at Penna, commented: ‘We are delighted to have Tristan on board. His vast knowledge and experience will be extremely beneficial to Penna in the future, and we look forward to seeing him thrive here. We are fast growing our reputation for creative recruitment solutions, and building our capacity in this area is key to our further growth.”
Mr Moakes said: ‘The thing that excites me most about Penna is the ambition they’ve got for the creative and digital capability. There are already great things going on, but clearly there’s a desire to be even better. Pete joined last year as Head of Brand, and it’s an exciting prospect to join up with him on this.
‘There’s a great team in place, but we’re looking to grow it as well. I’ll be working closely with quite a few different functions, looking at ways in which technology and particularly data & analytics can play a bigger role in recruitment solutions."
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