Robert Walters Group announces Ron Mobed to its Board of Directors as Chairman-designate

– UK, London –  Robert Walters PLC (LON: RWA), the leading international recruitment group, today announced the appointment of Ron Mobed to its Board of Directors as Chairman-designate effective on 1st December 2020, to succeed  Carol Hui who informed the Board of her intention to step down as Non-executive Chairman on 29 January 2021.

“I have thoroughly enjoyed my roles on the Robert Walters Board over the last nine years. The Company continues to go from strength to strength and is extremely well-positioned to take advantage of the various exciting opportunities it has in store in the years ahead. My thanks go out to the rest of the Board and colleagues around the Group for their unwavering support over the years.” said current Board Chair, Carol Hui. 

Robert Walters, CEO, commented “On behalf of the Board, I would like to thank Carol for her dedication and commitment to the Group. We have significantly benefited from her expertise and governance and wish her well in the future. The Board is delighted to have secured an individual of Ron’s calibre and international experience and we look forward to working with him closely in the years ahead.”

About Ron Mobed

Ron has a wide range of international experience having most recently held the position of CEO of Elsevier, the largest operating unit of RELX Group PLC. Prior to that, Ron spent 24 years at Schlumberger before joining IHS where he was President, Energy and COO and then Vice-Chairman in 2008. Ron is currently a Non-executive Director at AVEVA Group plc as well as Ordnance Survey and is a Supervisory Board Member at Fugro N.V.

About Robert Walters Group

The Robert Walters Group is a market-leading international specialist professional recruitment group with over 3,700 staff spanning 31 countries. We specialise in the placement of the highest calibre professionals across the disciplines of accountancy and finance, banking, engineering, HR, IT, legal, sales, marketing, secretarial and support and supply chain and procurement. Our client base ranges from the world’s leading blue-chip corporates and financial services organisations through to SMEs and start-ups. The Group’s outsourcing division, Resource Solutions is a market leader in recruitment process outsourcing and managed services.

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