November 30, 2015 – Executive recruiters Argyll Scott has named Ben Westwood as director and Paul Vince as an associate director in its commerce and industry recruiting sector practice.
Mr. Westwood will help drive the future growth of Argyll Scott’s commerce and industry recruitment team. He joins the firm with 10 years of experience working for global recruiter Robert Half. After building and leading its London commerce & industry permanent business over a four year period, he more recently transferred to Los Angeles where he headed up three regional offices for the past two years.
“It gives me great pleasure to welcome Ben Westwood to the team. He brings with him excellent leadership and operational skills and recruitment know-how that will add real value to his team and the wider business,” said Andy Dallas, managing director. “Through his appointment and that of Paul Vince, I am confident we have the right leadership in place to initiate immediate change and drive long term sustainable growth to our commerce & industry business. Ben has already started to make a positive impact on the business and I look forward to working closely with him over the coming years.”
“I’m excited to have joined such a great business and I look forward to helping drive growth of the commerce & industry division,” said Mr. Westwood. “Argyll Scott has a well-established reputation in this sector and there is every reason to be confident that we can increase our market share further and expand into new areas. Argyll Scott has an impressive leadership team who share a common focus on raising the bar and driving the business to greater success in the future through delivering exceptional candidate and client services.”
Mr. Vince joins Argyll Scott from Robert Half where he successfully managed a team of 10 consultants focusing on supplying financial professionals. With 11 years’ experience covering permanent, temporary and contract recruitment, he is well versed in building successful temporary and contract books.
“Argyll Scott’s temporary and contract business is at a positive stage of development. They have made a foothold in the market and there is huge potential for further success,” said Mr. Vince. “I look forward to developing the team effectively to make sure our people perform to their best potential and thereby ensure that our clients and candidates receive first class service.”
Contributed by Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor, Hunt Scanlon Media