Macildowie promotes James Taylor and Ian Machell
Macildowie’s James Taylor has been appointed to managing director from director of customer development and marketing and Ian Machell to director of sales operations from operations director.
The announcement follows the launch of Macildowie’s rebrand and new website, to reflect the ambition of the business and its core values.
Taylor (pictured) has been with Macildowie since 1997 and will now take the lead in delivering the business strategy entitled ‘Building Great Futures’. The company says his vision is to make Macildowie the number one place to work in the East Midlands.
It added Taylor has been instrumental in the growth of the business, leading the way in expansion into new sectors including sales and marketing, and procurement and supply chain.
He also pioneered the award-winning LinkedIn workshops for business owners who want to utilise social media to attract new talented individuals.
Taylor said, “I am incredibly proud of what we have achieved at Macildowie. As managing director, I now have the ultimate responsibility to deliver our strategy for growth, with particular focus on aligning everyone within the business to the same goal and consistently ensuring Macildowie is a great place to work.”
Ian Machell, who joined Macildowie as operations director in January will head up operations for the entire business.
As an experienced sales leader in both permanent and temporary recruitment across a multitude of specialist sectors, Macildowie says he has made a hugely positive impact to the business since his original appointment in December.
Machell commented, “I am genuinely delighted to be taking up this role at the number one professional services recruiter in the Midlands. My focus will now be on ensuring we are attracting and retaining the right people to Macildowie in order to keep outstanding levels of client service.
“We also aim to fill an even higher proportion of our clients’ vacancies by ensuring that we continue to innovate and be ahead of the game when it comes to candidate attraction.”