LONDON, UK – Cielo, the world’s leading strategic Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) provider, has hired David Whittingham-Jones to be Executive Vice President of Global Solutions. He brings over 20 years of experience in designing and delivering successful RPO solutions around the world across a range of industries. He will play a critical role in enhancing the company’s approach to global solutions and multi-regional client solutions.

Multi-national organizations seek a talent acquisition partner who can offer consistent processes enabled by a global technology platform and informed by local expertise. In this new role, Whittingham-Jones will lead Cielo’s strategy to target, engage, and build solutions for new multi-region RPO opportunities and drive global growth with current clients.

“David’s experience and expertise in crafting effective and dynamic solutions for organizations seeking talent acquisition support across multiple countries will take our award-winning service delivery and solution design to the next level,” said Seb O’Connell, President EMEA & APAC. “David’s spent his entire career in recruitment, so he can call upon his firsthand experience of collaborating successfully with all the critical stakeholders on the client side and on the provider side to develop smart, effective programs. Hiring David is part of our investment in the next phase of our global growth.”

“I am thrilled to be joining Cielo at such an exciting time in their growth,” said Whittingham-Jones. “The team has done a phenomenal job scaling the business and delivering outstanding customer success in recent years, and I look forward to contributing to much more of that.”

Prior to joining Cielo, Whittingham-Jones led global RPO sales after being head of client services for IBM Kenexa RPO. He will be based in Cielo’s London office and work closely with the organization’s existing sales, client services, client development and client success teams.

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