Cobalt appoints chairman and MD for European growth
Cobalt has appointed Miles Hunt as its first chairman and Daniel Bauer (pictured left) as managing director of European growth.
Cobalt’s global network has deep roots in Europe, where the business has leveraged decades of recruitment expertise in real estate and construction since 2001. James Wakefield, CEO, explained, “In Continental Europe, Daniel's appointment will contribute to our reputation for being the most trusted recruitment partner for property, construction & engineering professionals.”
“These appointments mark the beginning of a new era of ambition for Cobalt Recruitment, as the business looks to continue to achieve growth with a greater degree of strategic focus and discipline than ever before”.
Hunt (pictured right) brings a wealth of strategic recruitment sector expertise as a senior expert in the industry and entrepreneur. He has extensive international experience across Europe, Asia-Pacific and the United States and has built, operated and grown hugely successful temporary and permanent businesses. He has also overseen the addition of cutting-edge services to the offerings of successful recruitment firms, beyond straightforward recruitment services.
Wakefield concluded, “This provides a robust model and stability for our customers and colleagues so that we can thrive during market fluctuations. Underpinning all of this and what makes Cobalt really special, are our people and relationships. From the longevity of the management team to the fact that 99% of Cobalt's employees would recommend the business to a friend, our team share strong values and a vision for continuing to expand.”