Veredus launches new global consumer practice & announces new hire
Bennell's work has included partnering with enviable brands such as Skechers, Fred Perry, Ralph Lauren, Amer Sports, Bally and Puma. Her approach is to become a trusted partner with global brands and to proactively anticipate their future business needs. Through this consultative approach she wants to truly get under the skin of brands and become an ambassador for their business, forming trusted partnerships which last decades. She aims to help brands to stay relevant through her knowledge of the latest market trends, including hot topics in the industry such as omni-channel retailing and global excellence.
With her extensive global exposure, the Veredus consumer practice intends to mirror the critical path of the brand within the consumer market, supporting businesses in building their creative, product development, marketing, omnichannel and head office teams, as well as key board and non-executive level appointments. With her proven track record of setting up global footprints for businesses, Sarah-Jayne Bennell is thrilled at the chance to invest in the future of the consumer market.
For Bennell, the opportunity to join a business like Veredus with the backing of Capita plc, a world-class leader in Business Process Outsourcing, is one that she could not turn down.
She said, "Joining a business which is part of major FTSE 100 firm Capita PLC provides a fantastic chance and will enable us to create a best-in-class consumer business and indeed contribute to Veredus’s position as a top-tier contender in the executive search space. I look forward to a very exciting future in building the offering to our clients from a Global perspective.”
Jerry Gray, managing director at Veredus, recognises that Consumer is an exciting growth market. He commented, “This is an important piece in our plan to continue our growth in the private sector by hiring in real specialists who talk the clients’ language and understand their business and market issues. Sarah-Jayne knows the consumer and retail space intimately and her long-established, existing clients talk about her professionalism, knowledge, network and commitment: these are exactly the qualities for which Veredus is renowned.”