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September 09, 2019

Precision Search appoints new Head of Practice to enhance growth plans. 

Precision Search, part of specialist Recruitment Consultancy Precision People, adds Sandy Seta to  its Executive Search Team, as Head of Practice.

Sandy, a former Business Development Director at ATA Recruitment, has over 20 years of experience, successfully placing senior-level critical appointments.

Precision Executive Search Recruitment Director Phil Walker & Sandy Seta

Sandy’s remit is to lead the team with the Precision Search brand, which is already well established in the Senior Appointments market and drive company growth in the key sectors of Manufacturing, Supply Chain Management, and Support Services.

Phil Walker Managing Director of Precision People,  commented on the appointment: 

“Sandy is a significant hire for us. She possesses a wealth of experience and brings a great deal of value to the Executive Search team. Sandy and the team will make solid steps in growing our manufacturing market specialisms and by increasing our headcount. This in turn then grows our client base in the UK, US and German markets where we are getting more and more traction every quarter. “

Sandy who has previously held senior leadership roles within PLC and SME recruitment organisations, commented on her new appointment:- 

“I am thrilled to be given the opportunity to join the Executive team at such an exciting time and lead its already remarkable Executive Search offering.”

She continued, 

“My aim is to enhance our excellent reputation across our existing client footprint in the UK whilst offering a market-leading experience to our professional senior-level candidates.”

Precision People recently celebrated fifteen years in business and continues to grow from strength to strength. 

Notes to Editors

Precision People is an established specialist Recruitment business providing recruitment services in three key areas under three sub-brands;- 

Precision Search - specialising in management and director level search within manufacturing, Technical Engineering, and supply chain management sectors.

Precision Recruitment, specialising in engineering, technical and sales roles across the UK.

Precision Consultancy - bespoke recruitment training packages for businesses to improve their return on investment before or after hiring talent.

Founded by Director Phil Walker in 2004, and in its fifteenth year, Precision People employs a  growing team of twenty-three who prides itself on its passion and integrity to listen to its clients and deliver tailor-made solutions.

Precision People are based at the Meridian Business Park near the M1 Junction 21 in Leicester and operate both nationwide and Internationally. Precision People are Members of Apsco (Association of Professional Staffing Companies.) and were finalists in 2014 in the Leicester Mercury Business Awards.

For more information please contact Marketing Director Jo Walker on 0116 254 5411 or email 

Find out more about Sandy Seta here and Phil Walker here. 


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  • June 25, 2021

    Specialist Technical & Management staffing business Precision People has added to their growing contract team with the appointment of Principal Consultant, Chris Deverson. 

    Chris joins the growing team of five consultants in Precision’s contracts division, which specialises in blue and white collar contracting roles across the East Midlands and the UK. 

    Prior to joining Precision People Chris worked at ATA and SF for 15 years as Principal consultant.

    Chris Deverson commented:-   

    ‘I’m very excited to be joining this already well established and solid team, with an extensive client base. The team has maintained excellent relationships throughout the difficulties of the last year, and now as we’re seeing the market really start to gain traction once again, I look forward to the future, building on the client base and growing the contract division in line with the ambitious 5 year growth plans.” 

    The Leicester-based business provides recruitment services in the areas of engineering, technical, consultancy and sales, alongside executive search and has been operating in sectors including aerospace and automotive. 

    Phil Walker, Director of Precision People, said: 

    “Myself and the team are looking forward to Chris growing the contracting team - strategically for Precision, Chris is a great hire and he comes with a wealth of experience. Contract staffing is an important part of our five year growth strategy, which aims to equal the level of business that we currently have within our permanent division. We have recently launched a company wide share options scheme which has proven to be an attraction for experienced recruiters to join us on the journey..” 

    Commenting on the current jobs market, Phil stated:

    “We have seen a full swing back to being inundated with new roles within our client base, and new customers are approaching us to work with them every week, to find key people to help their businesses get back on track.”

    This press release was featured in:

    East Midlands Business Link 


    The Leicester Mercury / Business Live 

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