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Accountants as CEOs

There has been a developing trend for twenty years or more, of CEOs and Chairmen of big organisations (for the sake of this blog we will reference FTSE 100 companies) being selected with either an accounting or finance background. Currently 58% of Chairmen and CEOs have a financial work history – this has been a steady rise and, looking back …

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Twenty Years Young

This week marks the day that, 20 years ago, Greg Holden and Leigh Jones (our illustrious leaders) took a monumental leap and started Holden Jones Financial Recruitment. On the 20th November 1995, two adventurous, eager young men took the keys to their new office, plugged in their computers and picked up the phones for the first time as masters of …