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The ReThink Group (AIM:RTG), a UK recruitment and consulting group, today announced the appointment of Peter Crystal and John Kirkham to the Board as non-executive directors with immediate effect.
Mr Crystal has over 30 years' experience in advising directors and companies. He founded the law firm Memery Crystal which specialises in matters relating to listed companies and advising on flotations, takeovers, mergers and other corporate finance activities. Mr Crystal is a graduate of Oxford and McGill Universities as well as being a former Law Society examiner, Chairman and Director of several companies and a speaker on corporate finance and corporate governance issues.
Mr Kirkham has over 40 years' experience in the IT industry holding a number of senior executive roles both in the UK and USA primarily in training and enterprise software. After graduating from the London School of Economics he spent the early part of his career at Ford Motor Company and IBM UK. He then helped build two US-based companies, Applied Learning and Wave Technologies, both of which were successfully floated on NASDAQ. The latter was sold to Thomson Corp. and Mr Kirkham became VP International, Thomson Enterprise Solutions. Until 2007 Mr Kirkham was Executive Vice President, Global Sales for Open Text Inc., the world's leading independent provider of Enterprise Content Management.
Commenting on the recent appointments, Chief Executive of ReThink, Jon Butterfield, said “I am delighted that Peter and John have agreed to join our Board. They are high calibre Directors with a wealth of experience and as we move to the next stage of our development their advice and guidance will be invaluable.”
The ReThink Group plc is a staffing and professional services company, providing permanent and contract staff, as well as recruitment process outsourcing and business transformation and technology services. The firm operates through four segments: Business Transformation and Technology Services, Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO), Permanent Recruitment and Contract Recruitment.