Dr Stuart Green, CEO, ZOO Digital (AIM)

What do you look for in a recruitment service provider?

At Board level, recruitment is really approached on an individual basis as each situation is unique. Due to the nature of this senior appointment, we were specifically looking for a Finance specialist recruiter with experience in the AIM market.

What made fdu stand out?

With Adam and fdu I had a sense from the very first meeting that fdu’s and ZOO Digital’s interests were closely aligned which was instrumental in our decision to appoint fdu. This reassuringly continued throughout the entire process.

Describe fdu’s way of working during the search?

Thorough, systematic and unfailingly professional. All decisions were well considered and I felt that we always had just the right amount of communication.

How did fdu challenge you in the process?

Extremely thorough and probing in asking questions to qualify our requirements. Adam never took things at face value and his consultancy regarding remuneration proved invaluable.

What was the outcome of fdu’s placement?

We are very pleased with our appointed Candidate and we are confident that he is the right person for the job. There was a lot of rigour in the entire process and fdu quickly and professionally allayed any fears or initial trepidation I may have had.

What has impressed you most about working with fdu?

I was impressed by Adam’s insightfulness in relation to people: his ability to quickly read Candidates as well as myself certainly stood him – and us – in good stead. Also, I liked the straightforward and open way that fdu do business, always feeling that they were completely on side.