Jonathan Abell, Managing Director
Jonathan joined PageGroup in 1996 and since then has worked for the Michael Page Marketing, Retail, Engineering & Manufacturing and Procurement & Supply Chain businesses.
More recently, he has been tasked with taking the Michael Page and Page Personnel Logistics brands to market after having extracted them from Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain, which they had been a part of for seven years.
Jonathan has a national remit that spans Bristol, London, Milton Keynes, Birmingham, Manchester, Sheffield and Nottingham.
T: 0121 230 9417
M: 07884 492618
Ben Lyons, Operating Director
Ben began his career in logistics as a graduate management trainee with Exel (now DHL) in 2001 where he gained experience in all areas of logistics and distribution operations. He joined PageGroup in 2004, starting at Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain team in Leeds, before moving to Birmingham in 2006 to establish the company’s presence in the logistics and distribution sector.
He is now responsible for the logistics recruitment team across the midlands and south west, covering offices in Birmingham, Milton Keynes and Bristol.
T: 0121 230 9361
M: 07919 575 734
Peter Simmonds, Operating Director
Peter began his career in logistics as a supply chain graduate with ASDA in 2000 where he gained experience in all areas of the end to end supply chain, including logistics and distribution. He joined PageGroup in 2004, starting in the Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain team in Leeds. Peter progressed to running the northern operation before transferring to logistics in July 2013.
He is now responsible for the logistics recruitment team across the north and east midlands, covering offices in Manchester, Sheffield and Nottingham.
T: 0114 2636024
M: 07747 015123
Oliver Hitchen, Manager
Based in Manchester, Oliver specialises in permanent and interim recruitment within logistics management. His team covers the North West, providing recruitment solutions from Stoke-on-Trent to Carlisle. Oliver has five years experience with PageGroup; previously he worked for five years within supply chain for Sigma-Aldrich, a chemical manufacturing business. He has first hand exposure to global and national manufacturing, transport and warehousing industries and he is uniquely positioned to understand the requirements of both manufacturing, retail and logistics businesses.
T: +44 161 829 0468
Charlotte Moore, Manager
Charlotte is a graduate with seven years of logistics recruitment experience, alongside four years of transport planning experience prior to this. She has worked for PageGroup for five years, managing the team who cover the Yorkshire and North East.
Her current focus is leading a team recruiting across the three brands, working with manufacturers, third party logistics, business services, FMCG and retail clients. Having worked in the Page Personnel brand for 18 months and having had success with high volume campaigns, Charlotte is now focused around the recruitment of middle and senior management roles within the logistics sector paying circa £35-60k.
These roles range from DC/warehouse managers to heads of inventory, interim project managers and depot managers. Charlotte is able to perform both contingent and retained searches.
T: +44 114 263 6007
Kit Brook, Manager
Kit joined PageGroup at the start of our dedicated logistics division in 2011 and has been an integral part of growing and developing the East Midlands region ever since. Kit initially concentrated on Leicestershire, Peterborough and Norfolk as a patch for Michael Page; he then set up the successful Page Personnel team in 2013. Currently he is the manager of both the Michael Page and Page Personnel Logistics teams in Nottingham. His team is full of ex-industry knowledge, with over half the team having a 3PL graduate scheme background.
The Nottingham team cover both permanent and interim recruitment across the East Midlands, with satellite offices in Leicester and Cambridge.
T: 0115 934 8681
M: 07467 000401
Anil Pattni, Manager
Having joined PageGroup in 2011, Anil is responsible for the Michael Page and Page Personnel Logistics businesses covering all permanent and interim logistics recruitment for the West Midlands. His team handles all mid to senior level logistics opportunities across Birmingham, Warwickshire, Worcestershire and Staffordshire.
T: +44 121 230 9353
Phil Townend, Manager
Phil has over six years’ experience with Michael Page, recruiting within the logistics sector across the Midlands. He spent over three years building the interim logistics business before moving to Milton Keynes to continue the development of Michael Page and Page Personnel Logistics. Phil currently manages Michael Page Logistics, Page Personnel Logistics in Milton Keynes and interim logistics recruitment across the Midlands and East of England.
Phil joined PageGroup in 2008 after three years with Enterprise Rent-A-Car where, after completing the graduate training scheme, he progressed to the position of branch manager.
T: 01908 302416
M: 07785 407644
Laura Frost, Senior Consultant
Laura joined PageGroup in April 2014 and now heads up the Bristol team with 4 years of recruitment experience behind her. Prior to this Laura studied Sports Science at Swansea University.
Laura’s key area of focus is to manage and lead both the Michael Page and Page Personnel Logistics teams to recruit all mission critical management positions across a variety of sectors, covering the South West and South Wales. Laura’s personal recruitment efforts are currently benefitting the Middle-Senior Management end of the market, covering roles ranging from £35k-£70k.
T: 0117 906 5521
M: 07880 474 223
Dean Rose, Manager
Having joined PageGroup seven years ago, Dean is responsible for the Michael Page and Page Personnel Logistics southern business covering all permanent and interim logistics recruitment. His team handles all mid to senior level logistics opportunities across London, the Home Counties and the South Coast.
T: 020 7269 2403
M: 07867 373359