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Moin Ahmed

Recruitment Consultant / Interim Operations & Engineering

Moin Ahmed

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Moin has been with us for just over a year and has turned out to be a valuable asset to the Silven team. Specialising in Interim Operational recruitment, Moin’s ambition for his role at Silven is to be the go-to person for Operations Interims. He says, “Working in food and drink is interesting. I get […]

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Max Cable

Managing Consultant - Permanent

Max Cable

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One of the founding team at Silven, Max has no less than 20 years’ experience in recruitment. Specialising in Management Grade roles, Max likes to work with global businesses and watch entrepreneurs make their dreams a reality with niche products. She says, “I enjoy working with all my clients. For me it’s about knowing that […]

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Amy Griffith

Interim Managing Consultant

Amy Griffith

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Amy is our rising superstar and has won Newcomer of the Year 2018 and Recruiter of the Year 2018 awards at Silven and the Rookie of the Year award at the RDLC Awards 2019.  At this rate, we are going to have to build her a trophy cabinet! Amy manages all things technical, NPD, process and packaging […]

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Gilbert Gregory

Recruitment Consultant

Gilbert Gregory

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Gilbert is our budding thespian with oodles of stage personality – his laugh is infectious and will lighten the family mood here at Silven any day! Gilbert has found his speciality in recruiting Mid to Senior level permanent hires in Technical, NPD and Packaging in the North West of England. When asked why his clients […]

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Keeley Grindrod

Recruitment Consultant

Keeley Grindrod

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Keely has worked in sales and customer relationship focused roles all of her career mix that with her love all of things food – it’s as if this role was designed for her! Specialising on permanent roles in NPD and technical within food & drink and the FMCG sectors, she sources the best talent in […]

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Emma Hanson

Managing Consultant - Permanent

Emma Hanson

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One of the founding team at Silven, Emma has extensive experience in the food and drink recruitment space. For over 14 years, she has been specialising in middle and senior management roles. She says, “It’s great that we can continue to work with brands/clients we respect and to keep learning and evolving. I want to […]

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Carole Hearn

Executive Consultant Permanent

Carole Hearn

A bit about me:

One of the founding team at Silven, Carole has 14 years’ experience in recruitment. Specialising in middle to senior management within operations, engineering, technical, NPD and supply chain roles, Carole enjoys site visits and having the opportunity to walk around food factories and seeing how the products are made. She says, “I have recruited in […]

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Dominic Jones

Recruitment Consultant

Dominic Jones

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Dom has definitely become an integral member of the Silven Family, an avid Man U fan he’s often heading straight to the match from work (if he’s not hitting the gym) Dominic specialises in Ops, Engineering and Supply Chain across Yorkshire, the North East and Scotland. Dom said “Silven has an incredible, relaxed yet professional atmosphere, […]

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Jeremy Pierce

Head of Practice | Silven Search (US) | Recruitment Manager | Silven Interim (UK)

Jeremy Pierce

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Known as Jez by his friends and us at Silven, our Interim Manager specialises in the manufacturing sector of food and drink and has been doing so for seven years. There is likely to be nothing about interim recruitment in the food and drink industries that Jez doesn’t know about. He says, “I love awesome […]

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John Pollard

Recruitment Manager - Permanent

John Pollard

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One of the founding team at Silven, John manages the permanent recruitment team. He also recruits for management and director-level positions across the UK, but primarily in the North West, Wales and the West Midlands. With no less than 20 years in the recruitment industry; 15 of these in food and drink, John has a […]

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Lydia Thomas

Interim Recruitment Consultant

Lydia Thomas

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Lydia has been a part of the Silven team since September 2018 and has become a real asset to the interim team with her zest and enthusiasm. Specialising in Interim roles in Ops and Supply chain across the West of England – Lydia is enjoying getting to know her clients and seeing her candidates succeed.

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Ian Simkins

Managing Director

Ian Simkins

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Ian set up the business in 2011 after seeing a niche in the market for a dedicated food and drink recruitment business. With 20 years’ experience in recruitment, Ian has a vast network and genuinely loves what he does. He says, “After over 20 years in the industry, it’s nice to be able to still […]

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Chris Wright

Office Manager

Chris Wright

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Chris has been running the day-to-day operations at Silven since we opened our doors in 2011. Responsible for the logistics, IT, invoicing, contractor liaison, systems support, credit control and much more, Chris is invaluable when it comes to keeping the office in order. He says, “I thrive on being responsible for providing everything the team […]

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