TrueBlue Acquires TMP Holdings LTD
TrueBlue , a global provider of specialised workforce solutions, has, through its PeopleScout Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) segment, acquired TMP Holdings LTD (“TMP”) which operates in the United Kingdom under the brand name TMP Worldwide. TMP is an award-winning provider of employer branding and recruitment marketing solutions with a portfolio of marquee RPO clients.
The acquisition achieves two primary objectives. First, it expands PeopleScout’s global RPO capabilities and EMEA client base, team and operations. Second, the acquisition creates a powerful talent advisory offering for PeopleScout’s global client base comprised of a broad array of services, including employer branding, recruitment marketing, assessment services and talent acquisition strategy.
TMP’s London headquarters will serve as PeopleScout’s EMEA headquarters, joining its worldwide headquarters in Chicago and APAC headquarters in Sydney. TMP’s Bristol delivery centre will join PeopleScout’s global delivery centre network which supports clients in more than 70 countries.
“With TMP, we significantly strengthen our RPO footprint and delivery capabilities in EMEA – deepening our expertise in this strategic market,” said PeopleScout President Taryn Owen, who will continue to lead the organisation. “Additionally, the TMP team infuses PeopleScout with decades of experience in recruitment marketing and talent acquisition strategy, better enabling our clients to connect with the talent they need now and in the future.”
Andrew Wilkinson, TMP CEO, will join the PeopleScout Executive Leadership Team as Group Managing Director of EMEA. The London and Bristol locations will continue to support TMP’s current clients, a portfolio that spans the global economy.
“Joining PeopleScout significantly enhances our RPO offering with expanded talent solutions, global delivery capabilities, powerful technology, deeper talent intelligence and thought leadership,” said Wilkinson. “We are excited to join PeopleScout’s thousands of forward-looking talent professionals and strong company culture, and we share their commitment to delivering exceptional service for both candidates and clients.”
TMP RPO clients will benefit from PeopleScout’s award-winning Affinix™ talent technology, unparalleled large-deal delivery experience, deep vertical expertise, global footprint and the full range of talent solutions provided by PeopleScout. TMP will continue its specialised focus on talent attraction solutions in the UK while accelerating its ability to deliver the most innovative solutions in the marketplace with PeopleScout’s suite of solutions.