Written by Holly Watson | March 21, 2016
Webrecruit is delighted to announce that David Jones has been appointed as the new Managing Director of WR Group, following the departure of previous MD, Jay Cholewinski. The decision to appoint David Jones was made in February following an extensive search for the right person to lead the business through its next stage of growth and development and David starts with the Company immediately.
“David is a very experienced business manager with a successful track record in managing recruitment teams and businesses,” says James Gray, Chairman of WR Group. “Webrecruit and its clients will benefit greatly from his knowledge of both the recruitment market and enthusiasm for the use of technology in recruitment.”
“I feel confident that with David’s leadership skills combined with the strong Webrecruit team and a real focus on delivering to our customers will ensure that Webrecruit further strengthens its position as the preferred partner to companies seeking to reduce costs and bring more of the recruitment process in house using the latest software solutions and streamlined business process,” added Mr Gray.
Prior to joining Webrecruit, David Jones spent the past ten years as Founder and MD of VC-backed boutique search consultancy, Agg Jones Search and Selection, and before that he held the position of Operations Director for Sheridan Maine Group, having established their finance and accountancy division in 2001. David boasts a strong background in executive search and selection and brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise.
On his appointment David commented “I am extremely happy to join the team at Webrecruit. This is an unprecedented time of change in recruitment, with many companies seeking to bring recruitment in-house, and Webrecruit is uniquely positioned to be their partner in helping make this happen and ensure positive results in significantly reducing cost per hire and time per hire. I believe that Webrecruit’s innovative range of products and services will be critical to delivering better recruitment solutions at lower cost.”
About Webrecruit & WR Group
Webrecruit was founded in 2001 to work with corporate in-house recruiters, HR professionals and SMEs to bring recruitment in-house. The company is backed by Verso Capital, a US technology-led private equity investor, and has grown significantly over the years and now operates in the UK, Ireland and the US. Visit: www.webrecruit.co.uk.
The WR Group comprises a number of complementary brands, including Webrecruit (recruitment advertising), Fusion (recruitment technology) and Cygnus Resourcing (resourcing services), all of which have been created to empower HR and recruitment teams to define how they attract, manage and hire talent. The company’s technologies and products continue to be developed by their team of specialists and developers in both the UK and North America. Visit: www.wr-group.co.uk.