People

Our greatest resource is a unique blend of recruitment and industry expertise, all supported by an efficient and client focused support team. Different backgrounds, functional and sector strengths, but united in a common approach to delivering on our promises to clients and candidates alike.

Always accessible, responsive and decisive. Working collaboratively, we understand the whole is greater than the sum of the parts.

Nicky Stapleton

Nicky Stapleton

In 2005, Nicky set up The Veritas Partnership with Mike Gorman with the aim of building on their extensive network and personal reputations, coupled with their hunger to deliver sustainable results for their clients.

Prior to this, Nicky had experience in a number of recruitment businesses, including both a fast expanding retained recruitment consultancy and a more boutique organisation, where she specialised in sales and commercial appointments within the consumer goods sector.

Her earlier career encompassed time in a finance role before moving into FMCG sales recruitment.

Claire Norton

Claire Norton

Claire moved to Veritas in 2007 to further develop the marketing offering, as well as supplementing the sales and category management facility. Her strengths are in middle to senior/Board level assignments, delivered with a sharp focus on the correct skill set and culture fit.

In 2012 Claire began developing the Veritas HR recruitment division.

Prior to this, her recruitment career spanned a major global search and selection organisation, heading up the research function for a boutique consultancy specialising in sales and marketing, and a full consultancy role recruiting sales, marketing and category management positions within the FMCG sector.

She has also worked in recruitment process outsourcing, where she moved after an early career in product marketing and marketing communications within the consumer and IT sectors.

Mike Gorman

Mike Gorman

Setting up Veritas with Nicky in 2005, Mike brings considerable expertise and an extensive network within the sales arena, managing graduate recruitment campaigns to senior sales positions.

Before this he was approached to set up a field marketing company before the inevitable call from a headhunter to join a recruitment company in his first resourcing role.

A History graduate, Mike had a successful early career working for Rank Hovis McDougall, before moving to Courage (Scottish & Newcastle) where he spent 12 successful years in both National Accounts and a large off-trade people management role, with a total team in excess of 40 individuals.

Jamie Furness

Jamie Furness

Jamie joined Veritas in 2012 having worked in Recruitment and Field sales for the last 15 years. Previously Jamie worked for a range of recruiters including a period of time running his own company. Jamie has a real passion for recruitment and colleagues would say he puts the fun back into recruitment. He specialises in Sales & Marketing across FMCG & B2B sectors with a real focus on graduate to mid-level sales positions, external and internal, throughout the UK.

Matt Piper

Matt Piper

Matt works with Veritas as a Senior Consultant, bringing with him 18 years of FMCG recruitment knowledge and experience. He aligns well to the principles of Veritas – working collaboratively with the team, clients and candidates to ensure a successful outcome throughout the recruiting process.

His earlier career in recruitment with several well know boutique businesses focused heavily on sales and marketing in both contingency and retained roles with major FMCG clients in food and non-food.

Sarita Leicester

Sarita Leicester

Sarita has been with Veritas since the beginning managing the office and administration team. She also works as a researcher. Sarita has a background in recruitment and finance. To many of our clients she is the voice of ‘Veritas’.

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