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John O’Sullivan has 30 years’ experience in recruitment with senior roles at Ajilon (UK) Limited, trading as Computer People, Best International Group plc and Spring Group Plc.
He is currently a non-executive chairman and strategic advisor to eight companies in the Talent Management and Recruitment sector. John was a founder and has been a Non-Executive Director since March 2005, becoming Chairman in April 2014.
Farooq has worked in recruitment for over 10 years. He was one of the original founders of Digital Gurus, starting the business in a spare room also used as a television repair workshop. Digital Gurus grew rapidly to become a multimillion turnover business with offices in London, Dubai and Australia.
In 2016 Digital Gurus became part of the Rethink family and added a Manchester office in 2017. Farooq has a background that encompasses more than just recruitment, having worked in both private and public sector organisations. He joined the Group Board in 2017.
Jane joined the Business Growth Fund in 2016 to support BGF’s growing investment portfolio in the South of England. Jane has twenty years of portfolio experience having started her career at NatWest Ventures, which became Bridgepoint Capital and latterly at Octopus Investments.
Jane sits on a number of Boards and been involved in nearly 100 exit events for companies across a number of industries. Jane joined the Rethink Board in June 2017.
John is a chartered management accountant and he joined the Rethink Group as Non Executive Director in March 2017.
He is currently CEO of Celsus Group, a leading healthcare and locum provider. John also serves as non executive director to two other recruitment businesses.
He brings over thirty years of experience in the recruitment sector, across a wide variety of markets and he works alongside private equity investors such as the Business Growth Fund, where John is an advisor on recruitment sector investments.
Peter has over 30 years’ experience in advising directors and companies. He founded the law firm Memery Crystal, which specialises in matters relating to listed companies and advising on floatations, takeovers, mergers and other corporate finance activities.
Peter is a graduate of Oxford and McGill Universities as well as being a former Law Society examiner, Chairman and Director of several companies. He also lectures on corporate finance and corporate governance issues.
With 20 years experience building highly successful recruitment services businesses across EMEA, a background in recruitment technology start-ups and various NED positions with hyper-growth new generation recruitment businesses, Mark is passionate about people creating transformational business change and whilst never forgetting the life-changing effect they have on every person they interact with.
Ben is a chartered accountant and joined the Rethink Group as Chief Financial Officer in April 2014. Prior to joining Rethink, Ben was the Chief Financial Officer at Norman Broadbent plc (AIM: NBB), an executive search group headquartered in London with operations around the world.
During his five years at Norman Broadbent, he managed a number of successful equity placements to both private equity and institutional investors, developed internal systems and controls to monitor and manage risks within the business and supported the implementation of the Group