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Digital Gurus, one of the UK’s leading Digital and Technical Recruitment companies, is thrilled to announce its appointment of Simon Brown as their UK Commercial Director and the promotion of Toni Phoenix-Coles to UK Sales Director.

Simon Brown joins the business with more than 15 years’ experience in the recruitment industry, including senior positions held at Reed Consulting, Morgan Hunt and Cooper Lomaz, where he was most recently Managing Director. As Commercial Director, Simon will be leading the London operations and overseeing the execution of the brand’s ambitious growth strategy.

This appointment comes in the same month that Digital Gurus announced that Toni Phoenix has stepped up from her role as Regional Director, where she spent just over four years launching and establishing a Digital Gurus’ footprint across the North. In her expanded role of UK Sales Director, Toni will be spearheading the businesses sales operations into a newly created position.

Commenting on both Simon and Toni’s appointments, Farooq Mohammed, Founder and Global Managing Director of at Digital Gurus said:

“Appointing Simon and promoting Toni heralds the exciting next phase of growth for Digital Gurus. We have one of the best in the market coming into the organisation while remaining true to our roots by promoting the best of our own as well.

Simon has a world-class pedigree and has had success wherever he has been. This is a real signal to the market that we will continue to put our employees, customers and candidates first and keep with the companies ethos of being elite in everything we do.

Toni’s promotion into a newly created role, is a recognition of someone who has worked through the organisation and truly understands the holistic nature of how to drive success in this very competitive market place.

I am over the moon that the two will work hand in glove with myself and the rest of the organisation to take us from strength to strength.”


Digital Gurus, which was founded in 2008, is part of global recruitment solutions provider Rethink Group.

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