Danny Hobbs has been appointed Group Sales Director at the fast growing Transline Group.
The business has its head office in Halifax and has grown into a leading UK industrial and driving recruitment agency.
Mr Hobbs will have wide-ranging roles - which also includes responsibility for The Transline Group’s European and Canadian interests .
The company is planning to relocate its headquarters to Brighouse. He will be based there and Nuneaton, Warwickshire.
The company turned over £70 million last year and Mr Hobbs will spearhead new business opportunities to drive turnover to £150 million within five years.
He will report to Paul Beasley and Jon Taylor who started the business in 1998.
“At Transline I can be part of building something fresh and new because I totally buy into Paul and Jon’s vision, energy and refreshing ‘do-it-now’ approach,” said Mr Hobbs.
He has worked in the recruitment industry for 17 years and joins Transline Group from Blue Arrow, where he was UK Sales Director.
“Danny has an entrepreneurial spirit that gives him the ability to sell consultatively and aggressively in pursuit of new opportunities for our expanding international business,” said Mr Beasley.
Transline was named “Most Outstanding Outsourced Recruitment Organisation” in last year’s industry awards and is currently UK’s fastest growing recruitment company in its sector.
Away from work Danny is a semi-professional mixed martial arts cagefighter.