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    Senior Team

James Webber
Founder/Managing Director

James founded the company in 1999 after a management career in hotels and restaurants. His aim has always been to deliver a service that exceeds the clients' expectations as well as providing opportunities to the candidates. Putting his name to the business ensures a personal and professional relationship and an understanding of everyone's goals.

Our business is made up of many experienced consultants, all with extensive industry background enabling us to talk the same language and to create a smooth and effective recruitment process.

John Nee
Associate Director

With a career developed through hotels under the Forte banners of Grand, Crest and Posthouse, John gained significant exposure to high street restaurants with the Pelican group in operations and Pierre Victoire as national restaurant inspector. His career in recruitment began with Roche in 1999. John's career was extensive with recruitment firms and in 2007 he joined JWR. His role as Associate Director enables him to be actively involved with recruitment of senior personnel throughout the industry. In addition to the general management of the Birmingham offices he works parallel to James on business development programmes.

Antoine Dayeh
Operations Director

Antoine began his hospitality career at Bournemouth college, training as a chef. He was employed in various Hampshire hotels and golf clubs, before transferring to the recruitment sector in 1997. Fundamentally, Antione has developed a very strong reputation in the recruitment sector running desks for some of the industry's top consultancies. Antoine joined JWR in August 2013 and is the manager at the Salisbury Branch, where he is developing the team expertly.

Andy Hill
Branch Manager Birmingham

After a successful operational management career within the Hospitality Industry, Andy moved into the Recruitment sector in 1999 as a Recruitment Manager tasked with building a Hospitality branch from ‘scratch' in the Birmingham area for Reed Global. Various internal promotions followed to Regional & National roles and then in 2003 a change of employer to Blue Arrow, part of Impellam Group, saw Andy take up a Senior Management role within the specialist Hospitality & Catering division. Late in 2011 he moved across to hospitality specialist recruiter CIP Hamilton Mayday in a National Accounts role prior to setting up his own hospitality recruitment company two years later. Having worked with various companies he then took a sojourn from ‘pure recruiting' and became a generalist HR Cluster Manager for The Hotel Collection at Walton Hall Hotel, Billesley Manor and The Lygon Arms. Andy joined JWR at the beginning of 2016.

Anthony Cook
Head of Chef Recruitment

Parmjit Kudhail
Senior Recruitment Consultant

Parmjit specialises in restaurant, bars and clubs ranging from Assistant Managers to Area Managers, and with 7 years experience as a Senior Recruitment Consultant in hospitality he has a great track record in recruitment across the UK and internationally.

Louise Robinson
Assistant Branch Manager

Louise began her Hotel career as a Reservations Coordinator after leaving college and progressed her career within Sales and Revenue to be a Cluster Revenue Manager for prestigious well known 4 star hotels in the Midlands region. In 2003, Louise transferred to the Hospitality recruitment sector and has built and developed a strong reputation and great working relationships with a number of hotels in the industry. Louise is professional and experienced Specialist Recruiter within the Hotel and Hospitality sector working with key clients within Hotels, Leisure and Business Services Industries. Louise joined JWR in November 2017 and is the Assistant Branch Manager at the Birmingham Branch.

Ben Impey
Senior Consultant

After starting his career within outbound event sales in London, Ben returned to Salisbury and began working alongside Director James Webber in 2006. Ben is currently Head of Sales, and handles Revenue and Senior Management assignments for a variety of hospitality operators across the South of England and internationally.

Nikhil Malhotra
Senior Recruitment Consultant

Nikhil looks after all the front of house recruitment in the hotel sector along with the independent restaurants. With over 10 year experience working in 4 and 5 star hotels and independent restaurants in the UK and India, his inside knowledge and experience make him a real asset to our team.

Rob MacDonald
Senior Consultant

Passionate about Hospitality and People. Rob was previously an Operations Manager with over 15 years' experience within the hospitality sector, gained across branded and independent operators, running high volume pubs, bars, clubs and casual dining restaurants. A passion for recruiting, training and developing the best people to motivate, inspire and lead their teams by example, Rob helps to find the best talent within the hospitality industry covering all positions from assistant manager to senior operations, all head office functions & senior chef roles.

Linda Villegas
Company Administrator

Linda began her administration career in California in 2004. She previously worked as an administrator for a construction company before moving to England in 2012 where she continued her career as a Restaurant Administrator. Before joining the recruitment sector in 2014, Linda gained experience in Accounts but enjoys utilising her skills in admin more. As the newest addition to the JWR family in Salisbury Linda is here to make sure JWR is organised and to assist the company's managers and consultants.
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