• European Business Centre, 6 Thornes Office Park, Monckton Road, Wakefield WF2 7AN, UK
Integrity – Loyalty – Reliability

ABOUT US

Crowbell specialises in the provision of a dedicated resource with the expertise to manage part, or all, of the recruitment process. Our complete recruitment and selection service means that you can outsource your entire recruitment function or select from a number of services.

The aim of our service is to achieve increased efficiencies and performance improvements for your organisation in terms of speed, quality and cost reduction.

Initially started as a recruitment consultancy with a clear focus on specialists and middle management positions, Crowbell now is a full-service-provider with an international approach which ensures complete coverage for our extensive client base.

This concept has resulted in being one of the most renowned companies in our area of business. A clue to this success is our philosophy in dealing with both sets of customers - candidates and client companies alike. At Crowbell we offer a more personal and flexible approach coupled with a high degree of professionalism and integrity, thus ensuring an effective high quality service.

Information

We prefer informal chats to ineffectual meetings. Information is forwarded when it is current and not just “presented” at some stage

Cooperation

We favour helpful cooperation over important-looking organisational charts

Responsibility

We focus on individual responsibility instead of external control

Passion

We do what we do because we want to, not because the clock shows a certain time or because someone somewhere wrote something as a guideline

Down-to-Earthness

We are grounded, and we stand by it. With roots and wings, as Goethe already called it. Not just with methodical competence but appreciative. From time to time unconventional, but strictly value-conservative.

Sustainability

We have been dealing with recruitment consulting for more than 35 years, and we also intend to continue to do so for (at least) the next 35 years. Experience in this area of business is by no means to be replaced - except by even more experience.

Performance

Because we fully remain focused on direct search we are able to accomplish a most outstanding candidate presentation quota of more than 99%. Besides, we achieve a far above-average placement ratio of 3:2, i.e. on average two out of three candidates with which our customers are conducting an interview are eventually going to be hired.

  • Starts at Cardiff

    1981

    Crowbell had initially been started by a group of experienced professionals Thomas R. Kirbergh, Kay Adkins, Jan Bergh, Mark McKinney and Mitch Waldron during July 1981 in Cardiff as a non-trading partnership.

  • Foundation of JobExpress

    1994

    JobExpress was established in 1994, when the German market had been liberalized for private recruitment companies, by German industry veterans Karl Hecken and Herbert Merk.

  • Thomas Grueske joins the Company

    1998

    In 1998 Thomas Grueske, who formerly served in different sales, marketing and training management roles at several Forbes 100 Companies, joined JobExpress which then achieved a further growth to more than 30 branch offices, thus becoming the #1 recruitment agency in the German market.

  • Incorporation of Crowbell Ltd.

    2003

    In 2003 Crowbell Ltd. was incorporated to be prepared for further development and international approach. The organisation developed rapidly resulting in a close partnership with Germany‘s biggest private recruitment agency JobExpress and its associated company, PMB International.

  • Across the Pond

    2006

    In 2006 Crowbell Ltd. UK became a majority-owned-subsidiary of Cephel Investments, USA. Furthermore the fellow subsidiary Crowbell USA was incorporated.

Management

Thomas R. Kirbergh
President and CEO

Mark McKinney
Chief Financial Officer

Dr. Markus Cordes
Vice President
Human Resources Management

Thomas Grueske
Managing Partner

Ryan Anderson
Country Manager Canada

Burak Gücer
Country Manager Turkey

Rabbiya Khan
Country Manager United Kingdom

Srijaj Raman
Country Manager UAE

Pascal Spiro
Country Manager France

Crowbell delivers the right solution for you and your business Contact

Our team specialises in the provision of a dedicated resource with the expertise to manage part, or all, of the recruitment process. Our complete recruitment and selection service means that you can outsource your entire recruitment function or select from a number of services.


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