Appointment of Simon Smith as Managing Director

by Andrew Kennedy

KennedyPearce is excited to announce the appointment of new Managing Director Simon Smith. 


On the back of one of the most challenging times in recent history for all businesses, Simon's appointment marks the beginning of an exciting new chapter for the company with his mandate being to take our already very well-established brand to the next level. 

Simon comes from a stellar recruitment background having worked in the industry for over 20 years. He has an exceptional track record of growing businesses and creating a collaborative, empowered and fun culture which he is looking to replicate and further develop at KennedyPearce.

  • Simon Smith said: “I am absolutely thrilled to be joining Kennedy Pearce as MD and to be leading the team through an exciting period of growth over the years to come. We have a market-leading brand, best-in-class consultants and an extremely talented senior management team. These factors, along with our culture and reputation that is second to none in the London Accounting & Finance, HR & Executive Support, Banking Operations markets with customer service and relationships at our core mean exciting times ahead!”
  • Stephen Pearce, Co-Founder: "We are delighted to appoint Simon to the position of Managing Director. In what was a really thorough selection process (and an unusual one being remote using a lot of video calls!) he was absolutely the standout candidate. Welcome Simon!"
  • Andrew Kennedy, Co-Founder: "We are delighted that Simon is joining KennedyPearce as Managing Director. One key factor in his appointment is how he fits in with our culture of being very driven and professional yet remaining down to earth. His strong reputation coupled with his industry experience will further strengthen our ability to develop our key business areas and our strategy to achieve our future goals."

KennedyPearce is growing and we are excited for the time ahead. If you are looking for a new challenge in your career the please visit our work for us page to find out more and get in touch with us about the next part of your career journey.