24 April 2008
('SThree' or the 'Group')
Appointment of Non-Executive Director
SThree, the international specialist staffing business, announces that it has
appointed Nadhim Zahawi as a Non-Executive Director, with effect from 1 May
2008. Nadhim will also serve on SThree's Remuneration and Audit Committees.
Nadhim, aged 40, is joint CEO and co-founder of YouGov plc, a leading UK online
market research agency. He was previously European marketing director at Smith
& Brooks, with responsibility for marketing brands such as Warner Bros, Disney
and Barbie and has recently stepped down as a councillor of the London Borough
of Wandsworth, a post he had held since 1994, in which he worked on
public-sector consultation and research within local government.
Nadhim was previously a director at Allen Hinckley, the property rights
licensing group, Marketing Director at Global Inc, a supplier to major
retailers, and a Conservative Party candidate/campaign manager.
Sir Anthony Cleaver, Chairman commented: 'Nadhim has a vast breadth of business
and political knowledge and we are delighted to welcome him to the Group. His
particular experience within an entrepreneurial and service driven environment,
combined with his political expertise, will serve to strengthen our Board and
will be of benefit as we continue to expand globally.'
There are no additional details relating to Nadhim Zahawi's appointment that are
required to be disclosed pursuant to paragraph 9.6.13 (1-6) of the Listing
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Notes to editors:
SThree, founded in 1986, is an international specialist staffing business,
providing both permanent and contract staff to a diverse, client base of well
over 6,000 clients. From its well-established position as a major player in the
information and communications technology ('ICT') sector the Group has broadened
the base of its operations by building fast-growing businesses serving the
banking and finance, accountancy, human resources, engineering, energy and
Following the establishment of its first business, Computer Futures, in 1986,
the Group adopted a multi-brand strategy. SThree currently operates 12
separately managed brands, the four largest being Computer Futures, Huxley
Associates, Progressive and Pathway, and has 33 offices in the UK and 19
overseas offices, 15 elsewhere in Europe, the Netherlands, Belgium, France,
Germany and Ireland. In 2006, the Group opened its first North American office,
in New York, and recently opened offices in Australia, Hong Kong and Dubai.
SThree has a selective approach to clients and focuses on high margin
opportunities, predominantly within the small to medium-sized enterprises
('SMEs') market and, from its inception, the Group has avoided the high volume,
low margin business model in favour of a focus on high quality business.
SThree plc is quoted on the Official List of the UK Listing Authority under the
ticker symbol STHR. SThree also has a US level one ADR facility, symbol SERTY.
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