Solutions Driven

News: Solutions Driven appoint industry leader, John O’Sullivan, as Chairman to support future growth plans

Solutions Driven are delighted to announce the appointment of John O’Sullivan to their board of Directors, taking the role as Chairman, from 13th September. The position will see John play a key part in supporting the organisation’s growth strategy, ensuring it is well-aligned to its strengths and customer needs.

John brings a wealth of industry experience and has supported many growing recruitment organisations. He is currently Chairman of Elite Leaders, a peer-to-peer learning and personal development forum for recruitment companies and is Non-Executive Chairman of the Rethink Group. John was also previously the Chairman of Elements Talent Consultancy.

Solutions Driven recently launched Recruitment Process Intelligence (RPI), focusing on right first time hiring for their global STEM client base. The organisation uses this unique RPI approach to fill critical business hires and support clients’ talent acquisition projects. John will be instrumental in driving RPI forwards, his vast expertise assisting Solutions Driven in their process and data centred methodology.

Solutions Driven CEO, Gavin Speirs, said:

“We are excited and privileged to welcome John to the Solutions Driven board. John brings a phenomenal amount of recruitment and scaling experience from his distinguished recruitment career. When I first met John, it was clear he was an excellent fit for our business, in terms of values and views of what’s essential in the modern recruitment organisation and his experience delivering disruptive recruitment offerings.

I believe John can play a crucial part in the growth and evolution of Solutions Driven and Recruitment Process Intelligence.”

Gavin Speirs

John O’Sullivan said:

“I have been impressed with the Solutions Driven team, and I am excited to be part of their journey. Their data and process-driven approach to recruitment is something that I feel the market is hungry for, which is visible in the recent growth they have experienced.

They support many exciting clients and projects and have an impressive global reach, which also helps enable planned future growth. I look forward to working with the management team and employees to support the continued growth.”

John O’Sullivan


For over 20 years, Solutions Driven has supported a global client base with the right first time hiring and recently created a new recruitment category, Recruitment Process Intelligence. A data and process centred approach means we fill 97% of our hires from the first candidate shortlist and have placed candidates in 59 countries in the last five years.

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Solutions Driven

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