Henderson Brown Recruitment appoint new MD - Jason Kilbride

Published on: 4 Mar 2022

Henderson Brown, the established and successful recruitment consultancy within the fresh produce and food manufacturing sectors, has announced that Jason Kilbride has been appointed Managing Director. Current MD, Martin Brown will be stepping up to chair the board.

Martin launched the business in 2009 and has overseen the growth of Henderson Brown into a reputable and respected consultancy that is highly valued by clients and candidates alike. He will continue to play an active and important role in supporting Jason as he leads the business into the future.

In addition, John Boggis will be joining the company as Regional Director for the East Midlands. John has over 15 years of experience in recruitment, having operated for the last 3 years at regional director level. He brings a wealth of experience and knowledge and will be tasked with establishing an office in Leicestershire and developing it into a leading recruitment consultancy within the local market. John commented ‘I am delighted to be joining Henderson Brown and I am excited by the significant opportunities that lie ahead for the business. Henderson Brown’s company values of fairness, ambition, superior service, and talented commercial development are closely aligned with my own, and I am excited to utilise them as the basis of an exciting period of growth.’

After successfully establishing her team in Peterborough as a market-leading handler of high-volume recruitment projects, Amy Jayne Elvestad has been appointed Head of HB Commercial. Amy Jayne stated, “I am really pleased with the performance of the business over the last 12 months and cannot wait to continue to implement an ambitious growth strategy that will allow us to continually improve our ability to provide an outstanding service to our clients.”  

Martin Brown commented ‘This is a well-deserved move for Jason, who I know will prove to be an exceptional MD, and who will develop the business and take it on to the next level. We have some very exciting growth plans, with John Boggis joining us, in addition to the continued organic growth out of Peterborough.’