Rowan announces three key appointments

Simon Thorne

Scott Wilkinson

Chorley-based recruitment firm Rowan has made three key appointments following 23 per cent growth in 2019.

Simon Thorne, previously a recruitment manager for UK & Europe at Fircroft, has joined as associate director for finance and will oversee the recruitment of senior interim finance positions. 

Scott Wilkinson joins from Veritas Education. He is tasked with developing the firm's sales and marketing team as the department's associate director.

Traci Lingard joins from IR Solutions and Resource Ltd and will work as a researcher for senior finance assignments.

The hires take the firm's total headcount to 27, with eight further hires planned in 2020.

Paul Waite, owner and managing director of Rowan, said: "The SME sector in the North West is seeing continued growth, innovation and record levels of investment.

"We want to seize the opportunities this success provides and grow our team to help us better service our current SME clients, as well as set us up for geographical expansion beyond the North West in 2021."

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