Brian Bules joins Armstrong Craven as the first US-based Adviser to the Board

Published 15/11/2021 - 2 min Read
AC News

By Armstrong Craven Team

Talent Research Specialists

Quick Summary Armstrong Craven are delighted to announce the appointment of Brian Bules as adviser to the Board.

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At Armstrong Craven, we're pleased to announce we've added to our growing team of highly experienced advisers. Brian Bules has joined Richard Smelt and Tony Vickers-Byrne to help us further develop our strategy and network with the global HR leadership community.

This appointment is another big step in the right direction for us as we continue to grow our global network of advisers. By utilising Brian's experience alongside Richard and Tony, we will get the benefit of their knowledge and expertise as we continue to grow our global business and bring even more value to our clients and partners around the world.

Peter Howarth, Joint Managing Director, said:

"We are delighted to be able to welcome Brian as an adviser to Armstrong Craven.  With his global experience and knowledge of the talent market, industry and customer needs, we expect to be able to further build the value we offer to our clients and grow our business around the world and particularly in the US.  Brian brings a unique perspective since he was a valued customer of Armstrong Craven during his 23-year career at GSK.  We are delighted to officially have him onboard."

Brian Bules, Non-Exec Adviser, said:

"I look forward to bringing my ideas and talent market experience to AC as a Non-Exec Adviser to the Board. Armstrong Craven has a strong foundation of marquee customers who have benefited from talent intelligence including Talent Mapping, Pipelining, Executive Search and Talent Insight.  Armstrong Craven is positioned to bring greater value to more customers in the coming years.   I look forward to our collaboration in pursuit of helping our clients reach their potential.”

About Brian Bules

Brian has gained diverse international experience throughout his career. After 10 years with Goodyear and 23 years with GlaxoSmithKline, he recently launched his own consultancy firm to advise organizations on their businesses and global talent strategies.  Brian is a Mechanical Engineer with an MBA in International Business and Finance.  He has worked extensively in American, British, and European markets.  Brian has also fulfilled a broad range of responsibilities in other regions of the world.  During the last 20 years, he held a variety of roles, working with suppliers of consulting, talent, and technology solutions. Throughout his career, he has influenced growth and innovation in the talent and staffing industry to benefit GSK and other companies.  Brian has robust experience in identifying and building mutually beneficial relationships between customers and suppliers, leading to positive outcomes for all organisations involved. 

Brian looks forward to expanding his Non-Executive Board opportunities. He adds Armstrong Craven to his portfolio as he helps us take our next steps in this rapidly-changing business world.

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