Mr. Darby is the President, Professional staffing (UK), at Staffing 360 solutions. Mr. Darby is responsible for leading the UK business and has over 20 years’ experience in the professional staffing industry.
Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Darby spent the past couple of years in the M&A, Change Management & business integration space working alongside a number of high net worth investors and stakeholders to successfully deliver targeted acquisitions as part of a wider buy and build strategy to create a £60m revenue, £2.5m EBITDA Group. Between 2005 & 2015, Mr. Darby worked with the Kellan Group Plc, an AIM listed multi sector professional staffing business in a number of leadership roles, taking the business from a significant loss-making position through restructuring & growth into profitability resulting in a £1.4m EBITDA turn around resulting in his appointment as Group COO and Executive Board appointment in 2015.
After starting his own business Professional IT Search & Selection
Limited in 1997 operating in the I.T and software sectors, Mr. Darby built and sold to Parity Group Plc in May 2001, an International staffing and software services business with £170m revenues generated from I.T contracting and permanent resourcing solutions.
Joining the group operational board responsible for permanent recruitment nationally and new business contractor growth in London, he was responsible for £45m revenue, leading a team of 120 consultants and business managers across 6 UK locations. In addition to many years in senior leadership roles within the staffing industry. Mr. Darby spent time with the Management Consultancy Optima Group, delivering people-related services and business development, operating within the Pre – IPO software sector and with International technology clients.