JCB is one of the world’s top three manufacturers of construction equipment, employing over 12,000 people on four continents and selling their products in 150 countries through 2,000 dealer locations.

Throughout their 70+ year history, they have always invested heavily in research and development, keeping JCB at the cutting edge of innovation.

Today, JCB has some of the finest engineering facilities across the globe, produces a range of over 300 machines and maintains a reputation for unrivaled customer service.

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The work

A retained executive search assignment to source a CIO to be based at JCB’s global headquarters in Uttoxeter.

This was a complex project. We used a combination of headhunting, social media sourcing, and traditional advertising to identify the best available talent from both the active and passive candidate markets. 

After a very comprehensive screening process and several interview rounds we placed two people, one to head up internal IT and the other to take control of JCB’s digital services.

ABPM have also recruited for JCB for a number of years in various finance roles.

Key Placements:

  • Global Head of IT
  • Director of Digital Innovation
  • Senior Financial Controller/Commercial