News release

Date: 16th July 2012

Appointment of Tim Kennedy Strengthens Alexander Mann Solutions in North America

Recently acclaimed as a ‘Leader in Recruitment Process Outsourcing’1, global resourcing and talent management provider Alexander Mann Solutions (AMS) has further strengthened its client offering in North America by hiring Tim Kennedy, a highly-respected resourcing and talent management expert.

In his new role as AMS Client Director for North America, Tim Kennedy is part of the Resourcing Communications team headed by Jodie Robie and will work in partnership with major employers on branding, messaging, and employer value proposition development across the entire talent lifecycle.

AMS Global Solutions Director Jerry Collier, the Board Sponsor for AMS operations in the Americas, commented: “North America is a key market for AMS and we are hand picking talented professionals to drive our RPO and consulting growth agenda. Blending our partnership programme ‘Chemistry @ AMS’, AMS source cloud and communications, we are able to underwrite our ability to secure the best in the market, not just on the market, for our US clients.”

Tim’s previous experience includes senior customer-facing roles at Microsoft subsidiary FAST, Zenhire and Monster, and will be pivotal in deepening existing client relationships and growing AMS’ client base across the region.

Tim Kennedy, Client Director for North America at AMS, added: “As well as working with clients on branding, messaging, and EVP development, I will also be able to draw upon my experience to consult on the best ways to find candidates using, amongst other channels, digital and social media.”


1 Each year, global business consulting and research firm the Everest Group ( uses their comprehensive evaluation framework PEAK Matrix - which analyses Performance, Experience, Ability and Knowledge – to evaluate and classify more than 20 established RPO service providers. The results are published in their annual ‘RPO service provider landscape and capability assessment’ report - an abstract of which is available at –


About Alexander Mann Solutions –
Based on the shared belief that people are the foundation for success, Alexander Mann Solutions (AMS) builds world-class talent and resourcing capability for leading organisations across the globe. As a trusted advisor, we deliver a range of measurable solutions through integrated outsourcing and consultancy services. Listening to our clients, these services have been blended over the years to deliver significant financial, performance and competitive benefits for many of the world’s leading brands - including Microsoft, Barclays, Deloitte, Credit Suisse, Novartis, GE Capital, Rolls-Royce, Vodafone and Cisco.

AMS pioneered Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) in the European market in 1996, and what followed was a step change in the professionalism of the recruitment industry. We listened to the market and have never stopped delivering innovative solutions. By early last decade we had rapidly grown and were deploying solutions for a wide range of organisations across Europe, Asia Pacific and the Americas. While RPO and Contingent Workforce Solutions remain a core component of what we do for our clients, we now have a range of consulting teams who work across all stages of the talent and resourcing lifecycle. These teams are fully integrated into our RPO offering.

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