August 11, 2009 – Recruiting firm 24 Seven has named Beverley Radford, a career fashion executive recruiter, as director of international executive recruiting. Ms. Radford will be based in London and will spearhead the launch of the company's new business division that will service the U.S., Europe, the Middle East and London. The new division will focus on executive placements across all facets of the fashion and sports lifestyle business including but not limited to design & technical, marketing, sales, retail and board level positions. “Human capital will be the competitive distinction for global brands as the world economy starts to pick up pace again,” said Ricardo Alvar, executive vice president of global operations for 24 Seven. “24 Seven's new services will enable clients to easily access talent throughout the international market.” With locations in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle and London, 24 Seven is a global recruitment firm focused on the fashion, retail, marketing, advertising, creative services, beauty and entertainment industries.