• 02 April 2020
  • Recruitment Room

Movers & Shakers | April 2020

Harvey John are sponsoring a segment of the Platinum Business Magazine called Movers & Shakers. These instalments share the latest appointments and promotions across the business world; see who's doing what and where, including the ones to watch.

In the April edition, we changed things up a bit with an advert on our 24 month retention rate. 94% of the candidates we've placed over this timeframe have stayed happily in their jobs. We also featured the following Movers & Shakers:


Movers & Shakers April 2020

Claire Wood at Coffin Mew:

Leading South East law firm Coffin Mew has recently appointed Claire Wood as Head of Business Development. Claire, who will provide strategic, commercial guidance on business planning, client relationship development, and winning new business, has 20 years' experience within the legal sector. Prior to joining Coffin Mew, she worked for a top 50 UK and international law firm as a Business Development Manager.

Claire joins Coffin Mew at a transformative time, which, following a 36% rise in revenue since its merger with Newbury firm Charles Lucas & Marshall in 2017, has an exciting schedule of activities planned for 2020.

Steve Linney at Informer:

Brighton SaaS startup, Informer, help organisations around the world manage their security risk. They recently welcomed Steve Linney into their team to drive their marketing and help shake up the stuffy cyber security industry. Powerd by Human x Machine intelligence, Informer offers the unique benefits of combining live asset discovery, vulnerability scanning, and expert penetration testing in a single frictionless platform.

Steve's experience with website psychology, content marketing, and conversion rate optimisation is helping Informer spread their wings far beyond their Brighton hub.

Corporate Finance Team at Knill James:

The Knill James Corporate Finance team is celebrating a highly successful year of growth which saw two outstanding new additions to the team - George Clayson and Catherine Lambeth. The team also completed more than 10 deals, notably assisting one of Knill James' most long-standing clients to realise their investment with a successful international sale. Other transactions included restructuring and due diligence for a potential acquisition, an international joint venture, and acting for the purchasers in an MBO. The icing on the cake was being shortlisted as finalists in the South East Business Insider Dealmakers Awards in February.

Hannah Butler at Jonathan Lea Network:

Hannah is joining the Jonathan Lea Network team having most recently  spent a year working in the corporate team of a large London law firm. Prior to that, Hannah worked six years in-house for a specialist insurance liability management company based in Brighton. Whilst Hannah's experience is centred around corporate and commercial work within the insurance sector, she is excited to join a smaller team working with a wider variety of clients across a broad cross-section of industries.

Read the full copy here.

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