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Capita Resourcing appoints new business development director

Capita Resourcing, the recruitment outsourcing and talent consulting provider, is today announcing the appointment of Chris Merrick as its new Business Development Director

Capita Resourcing, the recruitment outsourcing and talent consulting provider, is today announcing the appointment of Chris Merrick as its new Business Development Director. In this pivotal role, Chris is responsible for expanding the company’s presence into key markets, as well as business development and sales.

Chris’ appointment reflects the business’ strategy for growth and further highlights Capita Resourcing’s position as a leading and trusted provider in the industry.

Chris’ main responsibilities will be in identifying and developing new business opportunities, working with clients to shape solutions and helping organisations to achieve their strategic resourcing objectives.

Jo Matkin, Sales Director, Capita Resourcing, comments: “We’re delighted to have Chris on board. His extensive experience of RPO and MSP across multiple industry sectors will not only help us to focus on growing our market share, but also, to open up doors to new sectors.”

Jo continues: “At Capita Resourcing, we are continuously taking into account the complex working environment and changing needs of HR leaders, and are therefore constantly looking to develop our service proposition. Chris’ appointment and his strong track record in managing high performing sales teams will be integral as we work towards becoming the UK’s leading workforce transformation provider.”

Chris adds: “Across the UK, hiring is increasing and competition is intensifying, making it more important than ever for us to demonstrate the benefits of outsourcing core HR functions to attract, engage and retain talent. With this in mind, I am thrilled to be driving sales and the service proposition for the business and will be working closely with the wider team to ensure we help clients to achieve better business outcomes.”

Chris has an impressive background in the recruitment industry, having worked in the sales departments of both Hays and Resource Solutions where he had responsibility for the end-to-end management of the sales process for Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) and Managed Service Provider (MSP) solutions. Most recently, Chris held the Sales Director role at Carbon60, specialising in the aviation, defence & government and construction sectors, as well as engineering and technical placements.