Russell Clements joins Empiric as Non Executive Chairman
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Russell Clements, Ex SThree CEO Joins Empiric Group as Non-Executive Chairman

Published 10/04/2018

Russell Clements, Ex SThree CEO Joins Empiric Group as Non-Executive Chairman

Russell Clements Joins Empiric, a global technology staffing specialist

has announced that Russell Clements has been appointed Non-Executive Chairman with immediate effect. Clements, 53, retired from LSE listed SThree Plc after eight years as CEO in December 2012. Clements spent twenty-six years with the business having joined shortly after its inception. He is currently the Non-Executive Chairman of Hunter Healthcare and

Empiric’s Managing Director Sam Kamyar said of the appointment:
“The leadership team at Empiric is thrilled to have Russell joining at this pivotal moment in the evolution of the company. We have committed to ambitious plans to further expand our services internationally and take huge confidence in Russell being part of the team. There are very few people with the track record that Russell has in successfully transitioning a UK-centric technology recruitment firm into a global staffing brand." 

Clements commented “I’m delighted to join Empiric as the business enters an exciting phase in its development. Having got to know Sam & his team over the last few years, I know this is a company that has a well-established brand, a strong history and I believe it has a very bright future. It’s full of ambitious & talented individuals and I look forward to working with them going forward.”

About Russell Clements & Empiric

About Russell Clements 

Russell is the former CEO of SThree Plc, an international specialist staffing business with approximately £1bn in annual revenue. He was appointed CEO in 2004 and led the flotation of the business on the London Stock Exchange in November 2005.  During Russell’s tenure as CEO, the business grew from twenty offices of which five were overseas, to 64 offices in twenty countries. 

Russell is the Non-Executive Director (NED) Chairman of, a Software as a Service (SaaS) company specialising in the area of Visual Analytics. Russell is also the NED Chairman of the boutique recruitment firm Hunter Healthcare.
Russell has a Degree in Government from the University of Essex & is a Graduate of the Advanced Management Program at the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania. Russell is also a former Chairman of the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo).

About Empiric Group

Empiric is a multi-award winning technology recruitment agency specialising in data, digital, cloud and security, operating across both the public and private sector dealing in contract and permanent placements. It has been listed twice in the Sunday Times Fast Track 100 companies and has been in the Sunday Times Top 100 Best Small Companies to Work For since 2015.

Empiric plans to continue its success by doubling its revenue and size of the company by 2020. 

As of 31st March 2018 it employs 115 people across its three offices, placing skilled technology professionals across Europe, Scandinavia and North America.

Further information

Graham Revel, Head of Marketing, 0203 747

About Empiric

Empiric is a multi-award winning business and one of the fastest growing technology and transformation recruitment agency's specialising in data, digital, cloud and security. We supply technology and change recruitment services to businesses looking for both contract and permanent professionals.

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Empiric are committed to changing the gender and diversity imbalance within the technology sector. In addition to Next Tech Girls we proactively target skilled professionals from minority groups which in turn can help you meet your own diversity commitments. Our active investment within the tech community allows us to engage with specific talent pools and deliver a short list of relevant and diverse candidates.

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