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Marcus Trench

Marcus Trench

Managing Director

Tel: 0208 614 4181

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With 20 years FMCG industry experience, Marcus takes overall responsibility for Vertex’s directional and growth strategy as well as running senior level search assignments principally in the category management and commercial space.

 
Matthew Higgs

Matthew Higgs

Division Director

Tel: 0208 614 4183

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Matt forms part of our leadership team managing a cross-functional team of recruiters focussing on a range of middle to senior management roles across sales, marketing, category and supply chain.

 
Mandy Mullan

Mandy Mullan

Consultancy Leader – HR and Finance

Tel: 0208 614 4188

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With a proven track record of middle management and leadership level recruitment, Mandy represents candidates and delivers searches across the Finance and HR spaces. Mandy is a Fellow of the REC Institute of Recruitment Professionals and is currently in the final stage of CIPD Level 5 in HR Management.

 
Christina Ward

Christina Ward

Business Manager (Associate)

Tel: 0208 614 4185

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Christina is a long standing Vertex team member now working on a consultancy basis alongside her eco retail start up venture. She handles a broad range of mid to senior level searches across the FMCG supplier retailer and consultancy arena.

 
Rob Carter

Rob Carter

Senior Consultant

Tel: 0208 614 4194

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Operating across the FMCG industry but with additional links to the sportswear / fashion space, Rob specialises in marketing. From brand management through to corporate comms / PR his focus is broad reaching. 

 
Jasmine Jaz Palen

Jasmine (Jaz) Palen

Principal Consultant

Tel: 0208 614 4189

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With a diverse portfolio of clients spanning both the client and agency / consultancy side, Jasmine handles assignments ranging from category management and insights through to marketing / media agency account management.

 
Lizzie Henderson

Lizzie Henderson

Principal Consultant

Tel: 0208 614 4196

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Lizzie represents a range of FMCG organisations from brands to private label and SMEs to global corporates. She principally recruits mid to senior level category and commercial roles.

 
Brad Crossan

Brad Crossan

Consultant

Tel: 0208 614 4190

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Fresh out of university, Brad has come in full of enthusiasm and confidence to help recruit into mid-level management roles across sales, brand and category management. He is also a passionate foodie.

 
Matt Morrison

Matt Morrison

Social Media Marketing Manger

As a key member of our support team, Matt’s role is instrumental in driving and developing Vertex’s digital brand and outreach.

 
Sophie Milne

Sophie Milne

Data Protection Officer / Advertising Executive

Sophie spearheads the advertising activity behind Vertex doors, and with a keen eye for data protection, she also ensures all your information is kept safe and secure in line with all the latest GDPR changes.

 
Patti Chadha

Patti Chadha

Finance/HR Manager

Patti takes responsibility for all finance and payroll matters as well as overseeing the back office.