Richard East

Chairman, RE Group

As Group Chairman, Richard uses his extensive experience as a recruiter to provide strategic oversight to the business – constantly looking for new opportunities to broaden the appeal of the Group and sourcing new talent to help drive the business forward, whilst promoting a culture of excellence and professionalism.

Away from the company he loves, Richard enjoys spending time walking his dogs in the Cotswolds and attending sporting events, including rugby and horse racing.

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James Gibbs

Group Managing Director, RE Group

James joined RE back in 2005 and quickly established his reputation as an innovator and problem solver. Widely known for his expert market knowledge across a wide range of sectors, we can confidently say he works harder than anyone else to solve long term recruitment challenges for our clients. As Group Managing Director, James is responsible for ensuring recruitment best practice and optimising operational excellence across the RE Group, providing oversight and strategic direction for both our sales teams and network of branch offices. Away from the business James can be found spending quality time with his family, training for his next marathon or following his passion for horse racing. And not necessarily in that order.

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Katie Armstrong

Managing Director, Safehands Recruitment

With over 10 years’ specialist experience in the healthcare and recruitment industry, Katie has established Safehands Recruitment as a go-to provider of skilled and dedicated professionals for a range of healthcare settings. Katie’s focus is on ensuring Safehands delivers the best service to its clients, with a company culture based on excellence and enthusiasm, and with people always at the heart of its success. In her spare time, Katie can often be found out on her farm exercising her horses or walking the dogs.

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Mark Norton

Head of On-site Services, RE Recruitment

Mark has over 16 years’ experience in the recruitment sector and has gained knowledge and expertise in multiple recruitment disciplines during this time. Mark is a highly proficient leader in developing and delivering high volume on-site recruitment programmes with a particular focus on continuous improvement and reducing cost associated with ineffective delivery within High Volume environments. During his time relaxing, Mark can be found exploring the UK countryside with his family and springer spaniel, playing hockey, or alternatively on top of a paddle-board or a road bike.

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James Smith

Head of Branch Operations, RE Recruitment

James manages the branch operations network which covers Cheltenham, Hereford, Worcester and Telford. The branch operations teams across his network, specialise in supplying bespoke recruitment solutions in Industrial & Warehousing, Transport & Logistics, Food & Agricultural and Catering & Hospitality sectors. With over 6 years’ experience James prides himself on delivering an honest and personable service with all the customers across the network which filters down to his operational team. When James isn’t overseeing the branch operations, he is normally found managing his football team or on the golf course trying to improve his golf game.

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Karl Moon

Head of Professional Services, RE Recruitment

Karl heads up a team in the professional services division, which offers both permanent and interim recruitment solutions to its wide range of clients. With over 10 years recruitment experience Karl is known for supplying bespoke recruitment solutions, which cater for all his client’s needs. Karl has specialised within the technical arena for much of his career and has an in-depth knowledge of the Engineering and Manufacturing industries. Karl is very much a family man and can be found clocking up the miles on his bike on a weekend or trying to find his way around the golf course.

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Chris Rooum

Head of Professional Services, RE Recruitment

Chris has been with RE for 5 years and is passionate about changing the face of recruitment and driving a high quality service as an extension of his clients businesses. With a drive to succeed and a good knowledge of both contract and permanent recruitment, nothing makes Chris happier than seeing his candidates succeed in their new roles. Whilst heading up a team in the professional services division at RE, Chris is enthusiastic about Continuous Personal Development and is currently completing his MBA at the University of Gloucestershire. Outside of work Chris likes any sport both partaking and spectating and likes challenging himself and placing himself outside of his comfort zone.

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Whether it’s a temp for the day or an appointment to shape the long-term future of your business, we already have a talented pool of individuals looking for their next opportunity and we’ll pull out all the stops to find you the best person for your role. We’re a growing business too, so we know the importance of getting your recruitment right.

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