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Samuel Knight International Expands Team to Support Growth of Energy and Renewables Sector


Following a period of significant growth, global energy and rail recruitment specialist, Samuel Knight International, has welcomed a new hire and promoted a leading principal recruitment consultant to support the high demand the firm is experiencing across energy and renewables.

Joshua Bayliss has been promoted to Power Generation & Nuclear Divisional Manager and Sam Forrest has been hired as Renewables Divisional Manager. As the business enters an exciting new era of expansion, particularly in the US, both team members will support the company in managing global growth in eco-friendly energy.

The pair both have an extensive background in energy and recruitment and bring with them a wealth of knowledge in renewables.

Welcoming the new appointments, Steve Rawlingson, Group CEO at Samuel Knight said:

“I’m extremely proud to welcome Sam to the team and Joshua to his new role in the company. Both individuals are extremely hard-working, dedicated and passionate about what they do. With our renewables and energy divisions growing by the day, it’s crucial that we have strong leaders on board who share our visions and values. Our five-year aggressive growth plan has exceeded our expectations so far and we are continually hitting our goals. With our recent new office openings in the US, and ever-expanding team, the next few months will certainly be an exciting period.”


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