Connecting to LinkedIn...


FiveTen establishes Ortus foothold in Middle East

FiveTen establishes Ortus foothold in Middle East
Global recruitment consultancy, the FiveTen Group, has announced the launch of of its HR recruitment arm, Ortus ( in the UAE with an office in Dubai.
Ortus office launch means it joins other FiveTen Group brands Marks Sattin, (finance and accountancy recruitment), EMR (marketing), Laurence Simons (legal), and (Greythorn, IT and telecoms) which are already active in the region.
The announcement is part of the FiveTen Groups strategy to serve its client base internationally and across functions. The Group is also keen to capitalise on the recent pickup of activity in the jobs market. The UAE has enjoyed a 33% rise in the number of job vacancies in Q2 2010 compared to Q1 2010. A 45% rise compared to the same period last year.
Mark Baxter, regional director of the FiveTen Group said: Weve launched Ortus in the UAE to serve the needs of our clients HR departments. The launch means that the FiveTen Group now has representation for all its brands in the Middle East and can serve clients and candidates across our full range of sectors.
The Group has appointed Mark Baxter to head up its expanding operations in the Middle East.
Mark brings with him 13 years of management experience including the last 4 years based in the Middle East, during which he built the BBT business before it was bought by Randstad and merged with Hill McGlynn.
He has previously managed multiple teams across 4 locations in the GCC in Dubai, Bahrain, Oman and Abu. Mark will be reporting to Tim Hedger, regional managing director of the FiveTen Group in the Middle East.
Hedger said: Mark is a great fit for our operation here and has the hunger that we demand in all of our employees. His background is hard to beat he brings a wealth of experience and in-depth knowledge of the Middle Eastern market. This will prove invaluable as we build Ortus representation in the region, and further sharpen our competitive edge.


Articles similar to

Articles similar to