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Alexander Lloyd is proud to announce their most recent appointment of Damien Barnett, their new Head of Procurement Recruitment.

Their longstanding Senior Consultant, Julie Edwards will be leaving the business in September 2019 after a very successful 14-year stint with Alexander Lloyd, where she assisted in establishing Alexander Lloyd in the Procurement industry.  She will be replaced by Alexander Lloyd’s former Principal Consultant of Accountancy & Finance; Damien Barnett who will now head up the team with a focus on growing the team nationwide.

Damien comes with a wealth of knowledge in a recruitment capacity, and manager alike. He started his career with Alexander Lloyd more than 7 years ago; fast-forward to 2019, he has built an enviable reputation in the Accountancy & Finance recruitment space and is now poised to make a notable impact on growing Alexander Lloyd’s Procurement division, replicating his success in this market.

Damien will be supported by established Consultant Courtney Rowlands and Alexander Lloyd Director; Simon Geere who has been with the business since November 2003.

Simon Geere said: “This is a very exciting time for us. We have witnessed growth in the Procurement market over the last 3 years, and as a result, are looking to expand and develop our existing Procurement practice. With Damien at the helm, I’m certain we will realise the opportunity to further improve our offering to the market, and build on our excellent reputation. ”

Damien Barnett said: “I am incredibly excited and humbled to be given this opportunity with the backing of our Alexander Lloyd Directors and the wider business. Our Procurement division is proving to be one of the fastest-growing divisions which comes as no surprise to me. They work with some of the world’s most exciting brands through to niche boutiques making it an incredibly exciting sector to be a part of. Hiring trends within this space, show no slow down. The market is heavily investing within; Marketing, HR and Facilities Management which is inadvertently driving top talent and expert procurement specialists demand upwards.

What attracted me most to the role, is to be able to truly build a consultative Procurement Partner team to our clients that cannot be matched by our competitors. I want our customer journey experience to be second to non-driven by market experts within the division.”

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