March 30, 2015 – U.K.-based technical recruiter CBSbutler has appointed Bernard Ward as U.K. managing director, succeeding long-standing incumbent David Leyshon, who takes up the position of chairman. Mr. Ward was previously with Reed Global, where he held the post of regional managing director for EMEA. “I am both delighted and incredibly excited about the opportunity. CBSbutler has forged a strong and long-standing reputation within the buoyant technical markets and I believe that the organization is strongly positioned to exploit the huge demand,” said Mr. Ward. CBSbutler provides a comprehensive portfolio of specialist recruitment services to clients ranging from multinational organizations on a global or pan-continental scale through to mid-sized niche enterprises and high growth start-ups.