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For Release: Award-Winning Recruiter Carrington West Restructures Board for Growth

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For Release: Award-Winning Recruiter Carrington West Restructures Board for Growth

Portsmouth based technical recruitment company Carrington West announces changes to board of Directors, effective immediately.

Alex Kerr and Nick Rowe are stepping down from the Carrington West Board of Directors following an MBO to facilitate the evolution of the business and to enable them both to enjoy the rewards for their efforts over the last 11 years. The privately owned company will continue to be run by James Fernandes, Simon Gardiner, Gavin Hills and Blayne Cahill.

 Managing Director James Fernandes says, “Alex and Nick have been an integral part of our journey to becoming the successful business we are today. Their passion and loyalty will be missed greatly. Their legacy is a thriving business with an amazing team culture which will enable us to seamlessly continue to deliver against our vision, and provide an outstanding experience for our employees, clients and candidates.”

He goes on to add, “we have always operated on the basis that we put our people first, and our people are committed to continued learning. This means we have a management team in place who are ready to take the business to the next level. This is an exciting time for Carrington West, and we are focused, agile and ready to be the best possible recruitment partner we can be.”

Carrington West was founded in 2011, and has grown to over 100 employees, boasting a turnover in excess of £75 million. In 2021 it gained Investors in People (IIP) platinum status, was named IIP Platinum Employer of the Year in 2022, and in 2023 was in the top 10 medium sized businesses in The Sunday Times Best Places to Work list.

 Pictured left to right, Simon Gardiner, Blayne Cahill, Alex Kerr, Nick Rowe, James Fernandes, Gavin Hills

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About Carrington West

Carrington West is an award-winning recruitment company providing market leading talent to the UK highways, transport & infrastructure, property, town planning, water & environmental, utilities & power, building and rail industries. We recruit interim, temporary and permanent professionals from entry to board level across multiple disciplines for private and public sector organisations. Founded in 2011, we have grown quickly due to the passion, integrity and excellence of our people who consistently deliver outstanding levels of service so our clients can achieve their goals. For regular updates and alerts follow us on LinkedIn. You can visit the website at