Left to right - Mark Lewis, Laura Montgomery, and Jamie Livingston
Left to right - Mark Lewis, Laura Montgomery, and Jamie Livingston

Finance recruitment consultancy appoints four new consultants

Senior finance recruitment consultancy, Rutherford Cross, has welcomed four new consultants to the business, including experienced finance recruiter Laura Montgomery.  The company, a part of the Livingston James Group, celebrates five years of trading next month.

Montgomery, who has over a decade of experience in the senior finance market supporting Scotland’s most reputable large corporates and high growth SMEs, will have a particular focus in recruiting the roles of Group Financial Controller and Finance Director.

In addition to bringing Montgomery on board, Rutherford Cross has also significantly strengthened their senior interim finance team by hiring Gillian Donaldson in Glasgow, and Eleanor Tuner and Gayle Pike in Edinburgh.

Established in 2013, Rutherford Cross now employs 17 people over three sites in Edinburgh, Glasgow, and Manchester.  The business has an expected turnover of £5m in 2018.  Clients include Heineken UK, Clydesdale Bank, Weir Group Plc, SMS Plc, Caledonian MacBrayne, Grant Thornton, Alexander Dennis, Sainsbury’s Bank, Heriot Watt University, CALA Group, William Grant & Sons and KPMG.

Commenting on the expansion, Mark Lewis, who leads the Rutherford Cross business said: “These new appointments are the latest in a series of experienced hires that have significantly strengthened our offering to market.  Bringing Laura, Gillian, Eleanor and Gayle on board is the ideal way to mark five years of Rutherford Cross and start us on the right track for the next five.”

Livingston James Group Co-Founder Jamie Livingston, commented: “Rutherford Cross has experienced continued growth since its inception five years ago.  By continuing to hire high calibre recruitment professionals, we are ensuring the future growth of the business.”

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