Hays Talent Solutions Announces Head Of Services Procurement Appointment
April 17th, 2018

Leading global workforce solutions provider, Hays Talent Solutions, bolster their services procurement expertise with the appointment of senior sourcing and procurement professional Eric Mesrits.

As procurement professionals face increased complexity in one of the key spend categories, non-traditional workers, Hays Talent Solutions have invested in their services procurement provision to better support this. The MSP/RPO division of specialist recruitment giant Hays Plc, have appointed experienced procurement leader, Eric Mesrits, as Head of Services Procurement.

Specialized in strategic sourcing and procurement for large multi-nationals, Eric is well versed in the world of procurement change and business process outsourcing, joining Hays having held senior procurement roles at companies including Cisco, Ariba and Unisys.

Having started out his procurement career as a buyer for a Dutch printing giant, Eric has progressed through the ranks by raising the profile of procurement through strategic customer and supplier relationship management, which he believes is not only key in successful category management of professional services, but also for procurement and sourcing in general.

Making the announcement, Global Managing Director of Hays Talent Solutions, Matthew Dickason said: “We are delighted to welcome Eric to our growing ranks. In all his previous appointments Eric championed the importance of category intelligence and expertise. Often encouraging first-hand experience in the functions they supported.
We’re proud to offer our clients the same commitment, by appointing an experienced procurement professional, who has ‘been there, done that and got the t-shirt’ in leading change as an in-house procurement professional, as well as external advisor.”

About Hays Talent Solutions
Hays Talent Solutions is the workforce management division of Hays plc, providing Managed Service Programs (MSP), Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) and Services Procurement solutions that deliver better, faster and more cost-effective access to talent.

Hays plc (the "Group") is a leading global professional recruiting group and is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. The Group is the expert at recruiting qualified, professional and skilled people worldwide, being the market leader in the UK and Asia Pacific and one of the market leaders in Continental Europe and Latin America. The Group operates across the private and public sectors, dealing in permanent positions, contract roles and temporary assignments. As at 31 December 2017 the Group employed 10,800 staff operating from 256 offices in 33 markets across 20 specialisms.