Seb O’Connell Joins Cielo’s Global Executive Team as Managing Director of Europe

LONDON UK – February 5, 2015 Cielo (formerly Pinstripe & Ochre House), the world’s leading provider of global Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) and talent consulting solutions, today announced Seb O’Connell will join its Global Executive Team as Managing Director of Europe.

“Sustaining our record growth and remarkable client satisfaction around the globe since our integration in 2013 requires a strong leadership team with both in-depth regional expertise and a global perspective,” said Sue Marks, Cielo Chief Executive Officer. “Seb’s motivational leadership style makes him an ideal fit with our culture and his diverse background in the industry is a unique advantage as we deepen our client relationships across Europe and beyond.”

Seb brings to Cielo a strong background in business development as well as insightful solution design and operational delivery, and he most recently served as Managing Director in the UK for Randstad Sourceright. Throughout his career, he has proven successful at growing organizations and people, and delivering world class results for RPO clients across the globe. An acknowledged industry thought leader, Seb is frequently quoted in the media and is a highly-regarded speaker at regional, national and international conferences and seminars.

“I chose to join Cielo’s leadership team because I saw it as an opportunity to not only shape the strategic direction of a growing organization, but also the direction of the industry,” said O’Connell. “I was drawn to Cielo’s reputation for innovation and creativity, which, in my opinion, is only possible because of specialization as a global pure-play RPO provider focused on local delivery excellence.”


About Cielo
Cielo is the world’s leading pure-play provider of global Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) solutions. Cielo leverages its global reach, local talent acquisition expertise and customized solutions to help clients achieve a sustained advantage and outstanding business outcomes through their talent practices. Under its WE BECOME YOU™ philosophy, Cielo’s dedicated recruitment teams primarily serve clients in the financial and business services, consumer brands, technology and media, engineering, life sciences and healthcare industries. Cielo’s global presence includes 1,200 employees, serving 100 clients across 68 countries in 26 languages.This footprint includes Moorland Gray, the largest and most successful executive search firm in the Middle East. The industry has verified Cielo’s reputation for executing innovative solutions that provide business impact through numerous awards and recognitions, including its #1 ranking on the HRO Today RPO Baker’s Dozen listing, Peak Matrix Leader placement by Everest Group and Industry Leader designation by NelsonHall. Cielo knows talent is rising – and with it, an organization's opportunity to rise above. For more information, visit