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Spencer Ogden announces RUSTON wheb acquisition

Spencer Ogden announces RUSTON wheb acquisition

Leading energy recruiter Spencer Ogdenhas acquired the RUSTON whebbrand and its staff for an undisclosed amount. The deal will now see Spencer Ogden offer a new cleantech executive search service to the energy sector.

RUSTONwheb managing director, Ian Jenkins, will lead the cleantech executive search team, which specialises in building industry-leading executive and management teams for clean technology and renewable energy investment portfolios. The team will continue to operate under the RUSTON wheb brand as a Spencer Ogden company, and will now work alongside Spencer Ogden staff at the agency's head office in London.

David Spencer-Percival, CEO of Spencer Ogden, says: "We are delighted to welcome Ian and the RUSTON wheb team to the Spencer Ogden family the acquisition is an important strategic move for us, as we are already leaders in the renewable energy contingencies market.

"Ian brings a wealth of cleantech and renewable energy experience with him and is highly-respected in the industry. This expansion into the executive search market will only strengthen our position as the recruiter of choice for the energy sector."

Ian Jenkins adds: "The RUSTON wheb team is keen to move executive search forward under Spencer Ogden we currently provide a bespoke, high-level executive search service for some of the largest cleantech companies in Europe, and it will be very much 'business as usual' for our existing clients. We look forward to growing the brand and bringing a whole new proposition to the Spencer Ogden offering. Now, as well as recruiting energy engineers, architects and project managers, Spencer Ogden can offer clients a fully-integrated recruitment resource, from entry and mid-level energy staff, all the way up to the C-level execs."

Spencer Ogden has grown rapidly since its launch in January 2010 with significant funding it turned over &pound4.2m in its first year and on track for in excess of &pound12m in its second year. The company was founded by philanthropist Sir Peter Ogden, and David Spencer-Percival, who is well known throughout the recruitment industry as co-founder of Huntress. The company now employs 75 people across its London headquarters, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Qatar and Houston offices working in Oil & Gas, Renewables, Power, Nuclear, Energy Trading and Energy Finance.

RUSTON wheb was the executive search arm of WHEB Partners, the cleantech investment firm founded by Ben Goldsmith.


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