AMS appoints Sharon Bagshaw as Regional Managing Director, UK & Ireland

AMS, the global talent solutions company, has appointed Sharon Bagshaw as regional managing director UK and Ireland. Bagshaw joins AMS from IBM, where she most recently served as Global Managing Director, Barclays. She has more than 30 years of experience in technology industry especially in outsourcing and business service delivery, working with clients in financial services, pharmaceuticals, health & life sciences and public sector.

Bagshaw said, “This is an exciting time to be joining the talent industry and I’m very proud to be heading up AMS’s experienced, market leading team across the UK & Ireland. The unique macro-economic environment means organisations are being ever more mindful of their workforce planning and hiring approach and are increasingly looking to augment these strategies with technology. I look forward to supporting new and existing clients to navigate this new talent climate in which skills shortages remain significant and the competition for talent fierce.”

David Leigh, the CEO of AMS, welcomed her and said “AMS’s leadership team has been further strengthened by Sharon’s appointment and by the significant technology-enabled, complex outsourced project experience she brings to our organisation. Talent strategy and workforce planning is a key enabler of business success and increasingly has the attention of C-suite leaders across various business functions. At AMS, talent is our world and our deep understanding of workforce planning as a part of wider business strategy leaves us well placed to support organisational leaders in this unique talent climate, enabling business success and progressing future careers.”