Pace of digital transformation in industry sees search firm grow it’s IT Leadership Practice

10th November 2022
Richard Love
Managing Director

Pace of digital transformation in industry sees search firm grow it's IT Leadership Practice

Executive search firm Berwick Partners has expanded it’s IT & Digital leadership practice with the appointment of IT Leadership recruitment expert, Rob Fain.

Joining the firm as a Principal Consultant, Fain brings 12+ years specialist recruitment experience, most recently running a successful Midlands IT and Technology practice with a global FTSE 250 recruiter. During Rob’s tenure, the Birmingham based operation accelerated out of the pandemic, trebled in size and built multiple, strong partnerships with some of the biggest firms in Midlands industry.

At Berwick Partners, Rob will further develop the IT & Digital leadership offering nationally, building on the firm’s strong presence in the manufacturing, industrial, infrastructure, and business services sectors. Rob will focus on creating lasting relationships with a network of IT leaders and supporting the firm’s vision to be the most credible and high-quality senior IT recruitment firm nationwide.

Rob commented, “It’s an exciting time to be in IT with the case for digital transformation never stronger. The technology sector combined already employs over 5 million professionals. As digital adoption accelerates, a potential 3 million more jobs will be needed by 2025. Businesses need the right IT leadership talent in place to cope with demand and navigate the skills shortages. Solving these challenges will be fundamental to the growth and recovery of the post-covid economy”.

Rob added “As part of the UK’s leading executive search firm Odgers Berndtson, Berwick Partners are well placed to support businesses needing help with Digital Transformation. I’ve already been impressed with the deep and established relationships and resources at our disposal”.

Berwick Partners IT & Digital Leadership practice delivers transformational digital IT leadership appointment through unparalleled access and knowledge of the UK’s private, public, and not-for-profit sectors.

Alex Richardson, Head of Berwick’s IT & Digital Leadership practice, said “Rob brings a heritage of solid relationships with industry CIOs, coupled with the quality driven approach which will mean he fits very well into Berwick’s retained search model. We are exceptionally pleased to have him.’

Richard Love, Managing Director of Berwick Partners, added “we are delighted to have Rob on board; IT and Technology are critical markets for us where we see great opportunity for growth. He is highly respected, has a great reputation for client service, and we look forward to him contributing to our growth and development”.

For more information, or to discuss your digital transformation, contact Rob Fain.

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