Brightwork hires seniors; Nucleus adds to top team

Alan Kenny BrightworkRecruitment firm, The Brightwork Group, has strengthened its team with the appointment of senior consultants Alan Kenny (picturedand Alan Marshall.

Both are based in the new Glasgow office and they bring the headcount to 69, up 17 from December 2014.

Mr Kenny is a principal consultant covering the white collar property and construction sectors and has thirteen years’ experience in the recruitment industry.

Mr Marshall, a graduate of Glasgow Caledonian University, has eight years’ experience in recruitment and has joined the team responsible for the mechanical and technical engineering sector at Brightwork.

Derek May, chief executive, said: “We are really pleased to have hired two consultants with such distinguished pedigrees in their specialist sectors.”

The Brightwork Group was established by Charles Turner and Anthony Knight in 2006. Since then it has established itself in drinks and industrial recruiting, supplying thousands of workers every year to household name Scottish enterprises.

It has also built up a thriving specialist recruitment arm, BWSR, focusing on the professional, technical and managerial sectors. Its Quality Link Recruitment (QLR), the respected Scottish staffing and event management service, supplies the catering and hospitality sectors.

In October 2015, the Brightwork Group became the first business in the Scottish recruitment sector to become a Recognised Living Wage Service Provider.

>> Nucleus, the adviser-built wrap, has announced the appointment of Gordon Murray as its new asset services director.

Mr Murray joins from FNZ, where he spent three years as head of investment operations. He will report to Nucleus managing director, Stuart Geard and joins the senior management team.

He will be responsible for managing all internal and outsourced investment operations, with oversight of Nucleus’s relationship with third party administrators and key suppliers in this area.

Prior to FNZ, Mr Murray spent six years at Standard Life where he fulfilled various senior roles, including head of the asset administration business centre and head of operations. He began his career at the Royal Bank of Scotland.

Mr  Geard said: “As we continue to grow as a business, it is essential we have the right people on board. In Gordon we have a talented new member of our senior management team whose knowledge and experience of platform operations and managing outsourcing arrangements will be of huge benefit to us now and in the years to come.”


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