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Obama Invite For UK Recruiter

OBAMA INVITE FOR MACILDOWIE CHAIREd Vernon, the chairman of Midlands based finance and HR recruitment specialist Macildowie, has just returned from a business trip with a difference - as a guest of President Obama and Hillary Clinton at the White House.Ed is a board member of Invest Northern Ireland and was invited to the function by the US Economic Envoy to Northern Ireland, Declan Kelly, as part of a recent strategic trade mission to the US comprising universities and the business community.The event, part of the traditional St Patricks Day celebrations, was also attended by leading politicians from Ireland and was designed to develop export opportunities and encourage inward investment by investors in Washington DC and New York. Ed, who spends much of his working week in Nottingham and Leicester, said of the event:This was the second time I have been to the US recently with Invest Northern Ireland and there is a lot of renewed activity, which can only be good for the UK economy. Given the amount of interest there is when I mention the East Midlands, I can only suggest that business leaders here should do more to increase their trade links with the US.Ed, who made his name in the business world when he sold his former technology business B.I.C Systems to the BT Group in 2004, acquired Macildowie with his former colleagues in 2007.


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