Richard Palin, new VGC director for northern region

Richard Palin, new VGC director for northern region

Richard Palin has joined VGC as Labour Solutions northern operations director.

Managing director Laurence Mckidd said: “We’re delighted to welcome Richard to the team. He is a highly motivated leader with a strong track record in staff development, motivation and client delivery. With his solid working knowledge of talent acquisition, onboarding and outsourcing, he will help VGC fulfil our ambitious plans for 2019, and beyond.”

Richard brings substantial experience in recruitment with major national companies in the UK and UAE. He has operated at director level for over 20 years in

  • construction
  • power
  • energy
  • aerospace
  • automotive
  • oil and gas.

Having served in the British Navy, Richard is also well-positioned to work with our partner BuildForce to support ex-military personnel into new careers in construction.

Richard will work closely with Chris Ryan, Labour Solutions southern operations director, to deliver exceptional service to our people and clients, going beyond their expectations. He will be based in VGC’s Manchester office.

Read more about VGC’s 2019 plans set out in our December 2018 update.