Etherington has 23 years staffing industry experience, starting in 1995 with TechPartners International and culminating after additional leadership positions at White & Nunn plc, Capita and Astbury Marsden, with NP Group as Group COO, where he drove a shared vision, strategy and execution plan that led to a 25.9% compound annual growth 2010-2016.
Commenting on the announcement, David Etherington, Group COO, Henderson Scott said,
“The world of business technology is constantly evolving and Henderson Scott has become a real, market leader in partnering with its clients worldwide in the provision of the best talent. They are creative and flexible in their ambition, and have a dedication for excellence, which is palpable at every level in the business."
Etherington continued, "My priority will be to help the management achieve their ambitious growth strategy and maintain the company’s exceptional culture that sets it apart.”
Mark Bailey, Henderson Scott, CEO, added,
"I am delighted that David has agreed to take on the role of Chief Operating Officer, something he has effectively been doing for a number of years. This is an important step for Henderson Scott, it will support our diversified Group and really underpin our ability to deliver on our growth strategy."