Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) firm Alexander Mann Solutions (AMS has appointed Michael O’Higgins to the position of Chairman of the Board.
O’Higgins, 55, is a former Managing Partner of PA Consulting and was previously a Partner of Price Waterhouse Consulting. He has been Chairman of the Audit Committee since October 2006 and is a non-Executive Director of HM Treasury and Chair of the Treasury Group Audit Committee. Other current posts include Trustee of the National Centre for Social Research, Trustee of the Australian National University, Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Centrepoint, and member of the Cabinet Secretary’s Moderation Panel for Capability Reviews. Michael has also held a number of academic posts at the University of Bath, the London School of Economics and Harvard University.
Rosaleen Blair, CEO of Alexander Mann Solutions, said: “The fact that we are able to attract an individual of Michael’s quality to the company is extremely gratifying, and his exceptional track record in the public, private and education sectors will be highly additive to our organization. I would also like to thank Tony Rice for his outstanding contribution as our Chairman over the past year, and I am delighted that he will be staying on with us as a non-Executive Director.”
O’Higgins commented: “I am thrilled to be joining a company that is at such an exciting point in its extraordinary development trajectory, and will relish the challenge of helping it fulfil its impressive ambitions. I see enormous ongoing potential for the recruitment process outsourcing industry across all sectors, and it is clear to me that AMS is well placed to capitalise on the changing recruitment trends around the world.”