Lloyds British, as a division of Speedy Hire, is a well-established, cash-rich & acquisitive provider of engineering testing and certification services. They are best known for testing and certifying the anchor for the Titanic.
Prior to Rowan’s involvement, Lloyds were ran & managed by COO, Dan Evans, as part of his role within Speedy Hire.
Dan running the day-to-day of Lloyds, as well as spending the majority of his time within Speedy Hire.
With plans to double Lloyds British’s turnover in the next 5 years, the business looked to appoint a Business Unit Director to:
Rowan were retained by Speedy Hire COO, Dan Evans, to appoint a Business Unit Director who would drive this anticipated growth and progress to a vital leadership position.
Rowan worked closely with Dan and the Speedy Hire Board, through a highly consultative & research-focused process, in order to understand the role requirements and future vision for this appointment.
As experts in Executive Search, Rowan devoted time and attention to ensure they understood the keys to success of this position:
Rowan realised the most suitable candidates were either:
Rowan created a bespoke assessment process and consulted in detail with the Board to determine the advantages & disadvantages each category offered.
Through bespoke our search & assessment process, Peter Milton was appointed after being described by Dan as “the best candidate he’s ever met”
Peter joined Lloyds British with an impressive background of experience:
Joining the company only 3-weeks before Covid-19 started, Peter made a fantastic impact: