Penna Expands Recruitment Solutions Team
Penna, the global HR services group, has announced three new appointments to its Recruitment Services team, which specialises in interim and executive search recruitment.
Joining from an executive search firm in which he built up experience in local government search and selection, David Slatter has been appointed as an Associate Director in Executive Search. A Chartered Member of the CIPD, Mr Slatter will be responsible for developing markets for Penna in local government and housing and will be based in the firm’s Birmingham office.
Penna has also welcomed Sandeep Bhandal, who joins as Head of Strategic Development, Managed Recruitment. He has worked in the industry for 14 years in a variety of resourcing and attraction roles, including positions at TMP and Work Group. During his career, he has delivered resourcing projects on behalf of organisations including PwC, Lloyds Banking Group and Npower. Mr Bhandal will be responsible for strategic development of solutions and clients as well as being the strategic managed recruitment lead.
Jason Wheatley has been appointed as HR Lead on Penna’s Public Sector Executive Interim team. He has over 16 years’ HR experience, working in permanent and interim management roles across the public sector. During his career, Mr Wheatley has worked in retail management and financial services HR. He will be working closely with executive interim candidates to secure assignments and develop and expand existing relationships with clients.
Gary Browning, Chief Executive of Penna Plc, commented: “We’re delighted to welcome David, Sandeep and Jason to Penna. Their expertise means we can strengthen our client offering and our Recruitment Services team at the same time. These new appointments reflect the strong market growth we have been experiencing. It is great that in this period of growth, we can capitalise on growing economic confidence and continue to build a reputable and experienced team.”
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