Emily Legood Wins Recruiter of the Year

Aidan Hopkinson
07 Feb 2022

Gilbert Meher is pleased to announce our outstanding recruiter of the year: Emily Legood.

As head of Life Sciences, Emily’s success comes from the influential roles she places throughout the sector. Alongside her outstanding team, Emily works with clients across the UK, US, and EMEA to source and secure the very best candidates for each unique role.

Emily has been integral to the company since joining in 2019 and becoming head of Life Sciences in 2020. Emily splits her time between establishing relationships with clients, managing successful search projects, and developing a growing team of consultants.

Examples of Emily’s successes in 2021 include expanding the Life Sciences team, transforming the department into the company’s fastest-growing sector, and forging lasting client and candidate relationships to excel Gilbert Meher’s presence in the specialist market.

Emily says: “After spending time driving the growth of the Life Sciences market at Gilbert Meher, I’m so pleased to see our efforts and success reflected through winning Recruiter of the Year. 2021 was a great year, but we are now 100% focused on the future, building out and developing our team to further increase our presence in the market to better serve our current and future clients and candidates. I can’t wait to see how the industry progresses in 2022!”

Since being promoted to Head of Life Sciences in December 2020, Emily’s keen knowledge and thirst for experience in the sector has meant she has consistently exceeded all expectations. Thanks to Emily and her team, Gilbert Meher continues to build a stellar reputation in the Sciences sector and has become a trusted recruitment partner amongst many of the industry-leading brands.

Jonny Stewart, director, says: “Last year was an incredibly challenging year for everyone for a number of reasons, but the team at Gilbert Meher really pulled together and adapted to make sure that we continued to deliver an outstanding service to our clients and candidates globally.

Whilst there were a number of outstanding performers across the business last year, Emily really took her work to the next level and beyond, cementing her foothold in a highly competitive Life Sciences market and delivering excellent results. Emily is a role model for anyone looking to excel in our profession, her relentless focus and drive, as well as her significant expertise, ensures she’s always one step ahead of her competitors. Thank you, Emily, and very well done!”

For more information on Gilbert Meher recruitment solutions in Life Sciences, head to our Life Sciences page or contact Emily directly at emily.legood@gilbertmeher.com

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