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Left to right - David Allen and Dan Kerr

Following recent growth across the US, global energy and rail recruitment specialist, Samuel Knight International, has welcomed four new hires and promoted two senior team members to support increased demand in its energy and rail divisions.

Founding team member Dave Allen has been promoted to Associate Director of Energy for SKI Corp, Samuel Knight’s US division. Dave will be developing the American team on the ground and will be supporting business development across Chicago and Boston.

Daniel Kerr, who is also a founding member, has been promoted to Managing Director of Energy, following three years in his previous role of Divisional Manager for Power Generation. Daniel has an impressive track record behind him, generating over £2.5 million for Samuel Knight International, and is well known for being a strong leader.

There are also several new team members who have come onboard across the Newcastle, London and Bristol offices. Robert Turnball joins as a new Power Generation Consultant; Lloyd Meyer as Rail Consultant; Mara Bonacasa as Power Generation Consultant; and Matthew Young as Renewables Consultant.

Commenting on the team expansion, Steve Rawlingson, Group CEO of SKI Corp said:

“It’s fantastic to see our team grow and go from strength-to-strength. Since the start of the year, we’ve been expanding our workforce with the best talent out there, and I’m particularly happy to see two of the founding team members continuing to progress in their careers in SKI Corp. As we increase our US presence, having strong leaders is crucial, and I’m confident that Dan and Dave will do an excellent job. I also expect big things from our new recruits. They all share the same entrepreneurial spirit, vision for success and bring with them a wealth of expertise and knowledge to their new roles. I’m very excited to see what the future has in store for us.”

Commenting on his new role, Daniel Kerr, Managing Director of Energy said:

“I’m incredibly proud and honoured to be stepping into my new role and continue supporting Samuel Knight’s growth, especially as we enter this new era of aggressive global expansion. I’ve been here since almost day one, and it’s been a thrilling journey. It’s great to see how much the business has progressed and also how far I’ve come in my career. Hard work is rewarded and development is encouraged across SKI. My team are incredible and every day we motivate each other to strive for more.”


Fahida Begum
BlueSky PR
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