Harvey Nash Executive Appointed Trustee of Kids’ City Charity

By Harvey Nash, PRNE
Monday, October 31, 2011

LONDON, November 1, 2011 -

Harvey Nash Executive Search, one of Europe’s leading executive search firms, is delighted to announce that Sherree Young, Head of Oil and Gas practice part of the UK Executive Search Division, has been appointed to the Board of Trustees at Kids’ City, a London based charity providing childcare and out of school activities to children in the Lambeth, Merton and Wandsworth areas of the city.

The Kids’ City charity delivers educational and recreational opportunities for all young children and operates within three London wards that rank amongst the 10% most deprived areas in the country. The charity employs approximately 80 staff but relies heavily on over 100 volunteers to undertake its mission helping young people mature into confident members of society.

Commenting on the appointment Sherree Young said: “I’m delighted to join Kids’ City as a trustee. Improving the education and personal development of young people, especially within the most deprived areas of the UK, has long been a passion of mine and I am honoured to be asked to help in this task. Harvey Nash has supported my volunteering in this area for some time and I’m fortunate to be working amongst colleagues who share my desire to contribute back to our society at the end of the work day.”

Jackie Nunns, CEO of Kids’ City commented “Sherree’s appointment is great news and she has shown thorough commitment to Kids’ City.  Things are tough for inner city children at any time and new pressures on family resources are hitting the most vulnerable children hardest. Her support helps more children to grow up well.”

Nigel Parslow, Managing Director of Harvey Nash Executive Search UK said: “We’re delighted that Sherree has been recognised by Kids’ City for her ongoing commitment to this issue, she will be an excellent trustee for their charitable activity. Harvey Nash has many dedicated consultants, both in the UK and abroad, who give of their time, expertise and sheer hard work to benefit a wide range of worthy causes.”

About Harvey Nash Group plc

Harvey Nash, a global professional recruitment consultancy and IT outsourcing service provider, is committed to delivering the very best talent and IT solutions to a broad base of international clients. The Group is a trusted advisor to some of the world’s leading business, governments and institutions. Operating from 39 offices covering the USA, Europe and Asia, its talented professionals pursue the highest levels of integrity and quality in providing a unique portfolio of services: executive search, interim management, IT and finance recruitment and IT outsourcing. Web: www.harveynash.com    

About Harvey Nash Executive Search

Harvey Nash Executive Search is an integral part of the Harvey Nash Group plc, see above. Harvey Nash Executive Search has three key service lines; Executive Search  specialising in the recruitment of the board-level executives of today and the high-potential managers who will become tomorrow’s industry leaders. Board Services working with Chairmen, Non-Executive Directors, Chief Executives and Board Directors to provide a variety of services including board recruitment, evaluation and assessment and remuneration. Leadership Services  engaging closely with clients on issues of succession planning, evaluation and development of leaders. This is a bespoke service tailored specifically on the clients’ requirements which includes executive coaching and career management.

About Kids’ City

For more information on the charity’s mission and activities please visit www.kidscity.org.uk

Media Relations contacts:
Rob Grimsey, Director, Harvey Nash
Direct: +44(0)20-7333-1543
Email: robert.grimsey@harveynash.com


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