LONDON (December 16, 2019) – Cielo, the world’s leading strategic Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) provider, in partnership with Becton Dickinson (BD), a global medical technology company, was named 2019 Recruitment Team of the Year by HRO Today Europe at the HRO Today Forum EMEA on 5 November 2019.

According to HRO Today, the awards gala recognises the best and brightest HR professionals and honours individuals and teams who make new best practices for the industry and move the profession forward.

“We are honoured to receive the Recruitment Team of the Year award for the true strategic partnership we have developed with Cielo,” said Elizabeth Lever, EMEA Talent Acquisition Leader, BD.

Elizabeth explained that the Cielo-BD team intentionally launched a “We Become Us” project at the outset of the partnership to ensure they worked seamlessly together to provide best-in-class talent acquisition support to the BD hiring community across the EMEA region. The collaboration included devising shared mission statements and delivering enhanced diversity and employer brand projects.

“We are extremely proud of our truly embedded Talent Acquisition team at BD” said Kirsten Mayer, SVP Client Services, Cielo. “The team works in close partnership with HR Business Partners, business leads, finance and stakeholder line managers to create a solution which will meet BD’s immediate talent acquisition needs and support their strategic business objectives."

Cielo has been BD’s EMEA RPO partner since 2015, recruiting c2500 professional workers and blue-collar workers annually. Cielo supports professional hiring across 37 countries, from entry level through production and senior manager roles. Cielo was also named 2018 Recruitment Team of the Year by HRO Today Europe.

About BD

BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. The company supports the heroes on the frontlines of health care by developing innovative technology, services and solutions that help advance both clinical therapy for patients and clinical process for health care providers. BD and its 65,000 employees have a passion and commitment to help improve patient outcomes, improve the safety and efficiency of clinicians’ care delivery process, enable laboratory scientists to better diagnose disease and advance researchers’ capabilities to develop the next generation of diagnostics and therapeutics. BD has a presence in virtually every country and partners with organizations around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues. By working in close collaboration with customers, BD can help enhance outcomes, lower costs, increase efficiencies, improve safety and expand access to health care. In 2017, BD welcomed C. R. Bard and its products into the BD family. For more information on BD, please visit

About Cielo

Cielo is the world's leading strategic Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) partner and industry innovator delivering RPO, Total Talent Acquisition, Consulting, and Executive Search services in 95+ countries. We design comprehensive, people-centric solutions and leverage Cielo TalentCloud – our award-winning technology suite featuring CRM, AI, automation, and analytics capabilities – to help our clients find, attract and hire the specific talent to move their businesses forward. To learn more, visit