Stuart Gentle Publisher at Onrec

Ashley Kate HR Appoints new Head of Operations

Ashley Kate HR has appointed Karen Brown as Head of Operations. Following its recent acquisition by Nicholas Associates Group and a review of the business, Karen was recruited to lead the Ashley Kate HR division.

The appointment further strengthens the Group’s leadership team and Karen will serve a key management role with responsibility for driving the growth of Ashley Kate HR nationwide.

Skilled in leading complex projects, Karen has delivered numerous change programmes in a variety of environments with multiple stakeholder engagement. These have included acquisitions, diversity and inclusion, legislative change, TUPE, development of L and D programmes, OD and implementing performance management processes.   

With extensive experience in recruitment and resourcing across FMCG, Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing and Distribution industries, Karen’s career to date has encompassed strategic human resources operational management and business development.

Lisa Gainsford CEO of Nicholas Associates Group said “We are delighted that Karen has joined the Ashley Kate HR team, with Karen’s HR and Recruitment background it is the most natural and perfect fit for our business. Not only this but Karen share’s our Group vision to become the market-leading partner of choice for talent management solutions”

Karen Brown added;

“I am thrilled to have joined Ashley Kate HR at such an exciting time in their development, I am looking forward to continuing the success they have enjoyed over the past 15 years and achieving further growth within the HR Recruitment sector”