Friisberg & Partners International appoints head of practice in UK
PGC, the UK firm of the European executive search group Friisberg & Partners International, has appointed Lorri Lowe as head of practice UK and Richard Collett as executive search consultant in the company’s Birmingham office.
Lowe (pictured) has significant strategic leadership and management experience from various sectors including education, publishing and charities. She has been a governor and trustee of NCW (formerly RNIB College for the Blind) a world-renowned charitable institution providing educational opportunities to blind and visually impaired children and young people. She excelled in the teaching profession following an early career in publishing. She will be developing and managing client relationships in the UK and internationally and will lead the education practice for Friisberg in the UK.
Collett has a 17-year career in marketing, PR and consulting. His early focus was on corporate banking, asset management, travel and leisure. He then worked for a utility services provider as the PR & marketing manager which then led on to various operational roles in performance management. He has an in-depth understanding of the utilities market in particular and regulated markets in general. He worked with a range of businesses including E.ON Central Networks, Northern Power Grid, National Grid, UK Power Networks, Western Power Distribution, Enterprise and Skanska. More recently, Collett has been a director of a consultancy business, specialising in customer service, customer experience, project management and advisory services. His appointment will further strengthen Friisberg’s consumer business practice in the UK and Europe.
Phillip Price, partner at Friisberg & Partners International, said, “The collective knowledge, expertise and experience that Lorri and Richard bring to the firm reinforces our leading position in professional recruitment services. Lorri will ensure companies, charities and places of learning have access to the best leadership and management talent in an increasingly competitive and commercial sector, while Richard extends our already compelling search offering to clients in the consumer sectors.”