Meet The Team

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Meet the Apex Leadership Team


Apex is a family owned and run recruitment business.  We have a highly experienced and knowledgeable Leadership Team with over 60 years worth of experience between them! Our lead Directors, Richard and Neil are extremely hands-on, personally overseeing the delivery of structured recruitment assignments with our teams. Caroline is responsible for upholding the extremely high standards we have set in regards to training, customer service, and ensuring that our staff are fully trained and regularly updated on all employment laws and legislation.

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Keith Marchington

Chairman and CEO

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One of the Founders of Apex in 1978, Keith originally trained as an Accountant before progressing into a career in IT after completing a degree in Computer Science. He rose to being the head of IT for a Division of Alcan UK Ltd before joining Apex Recruitment full time in 1985.

Keith has grown Apex into a thriving company through recessions and economic downturns by forging strong partnerships with clients and he continues to be passionate about offering a high calibre of service to everyone we do business with. He is also a Member of the British Computer Society for over 40  years and a Chartered Engineer.

Richard Marchington

Richard Marchington

Sales and Marketing Director

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Richard began working life at a top tier investment bank in London. After a number of years Richard decided to join the family company where he has been working since 2008. Now as a Director, Richard has helped create a multi-million pound company with a portfolio of over 50 companies ranging from high end automotive clients, global investment banks, and SME’s.

With a growing portfolio Richard directs Apex’s Business Development team by pioneering new projects and developing new relationships. Being supremely focused on growing sustainably and doing it with flair, he has a unique ability to manage multi-disciplinary projects and to navigate complex challenges. Richard is passionate about assisting companies in building dream teams which enable them to achieve their company vision.

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Neil Johnson

Operations Director

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After 13 years of management within the Finance Sector in London, Neil joined Apex in 2010, now working as Operations Director. Utilising his experience of working for two Global, blue chip companies which included recruiting, training and managing teams of up to 50 people, Neil has brought a wealth of knowledge and experience to Apex.

As a qualified interviewer and having extensive experience of working with recruitment agencies, Neil has an intrinsic understanding of what our clients and hiring managers need and want. On top of this he consistently seeks opportunities to drive the business forward with improved efficiencies, making the most of new technology and continuing to build and develop both existing and new relationships with candidates and clients alike.

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Caroline Johnson

HR Director

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Since joining the family company in 2012 Caroline has looked after numerous aspects of the business including business strategy and project management. Caroline was appointed HR director in June 2014 following a career spanning over 6 years in investment banking. Her invaluable experience of managing and supervising a wide variety of individuals on a global scale ensures that she is intuitively aware of the importance of recruiting and nurturing excellent staff. As Apex continues to grow at an exponential rate, Caroline ensures our clients and candidates receive a first class level of service by ensuring our staff are trained to the highest standards and fully versed in the latest employment legislation. Apex Recruitment is continuously committed to the training and development of staff as is demonstrated in our extremely low staff turnover figures and collaborative working environment.

Call or email us

You can contact us by phone or email at our Headquarters below. Please contact us to book an appointment with one of our specialised recruitment consultants. We will be pleased to assist you.

Call Nationwide on:

0800 597 7570

Call Midlands on:

01926 424154

Apex Recruitment
7A Tournament Court
Edgehill Drive
CV34 6LG


+44(0)1926 424154


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