The Sales Team

Amy Hannah

Amy Hannah

Consultant - FMCG/Consumer Sales

​Specialist Area: Sales within FMCG/Consumer.​​Why I joined Better Placed:The interview process at Better Placed I found to be extremely welcoming and natural. Everybody I met from the team from the initial interview stages assured me that the company was the right fit for me. It became apparent that Better Placed would be the place to grow professionally. Culturally, Better Placed made sense to me. ​​Why send us/me your CV:I am proactive and ambitious, which corresponds with our values at Better Placed. With our company being well connected, we work with clients to deliver a service that goes beyond the interview stages and enabling candidates to get the best experience out of our services here at Better Placed. ​​One interesting fact about me:From the ages of 6-10 I used to be an avid motorsports rider, with a love for motorbiking/quad biking through any season or drastic weather change! ​

Andrew Gibson

Andrew Gibson

Joint Managing Director

​Specialist Areas – FMCG, Retail, Consumer DurablesI was one of the three founding members of Better Placed in 2001 and I've since been integral in building the business. My particular network has grown into many different areas over the last 19 years in recruitment, but always with a particular bias towards sales and marketing professionals into consumer markets.I now recruit senior executive and board level roles into both blue chip branded businesses as well as smaller, owner managed and private equity backed businesses. When I'm not recruiting for my clients, I am always looking for talent for Better Placed and making sure the business continues to attract people who care about the work we do and are constantly improving the way we do business.Outside of work I invest time and money in developing our house (which we started when the recession hit us back in 2008!), coaching and watching my kids play hockey and rugby and playing hockey and golf myself to keep (relatively) fit.

Harry Ratcliffe

Harry Ratcliffe

Senior Consultant - FMCG Sales

Specialist Area:Commercial roles within branded FMCG businesses across food & drink, personal care, pharmaceuticals, consumer durables and electronics. I specialise in roles from National Account Executive or Territory Sales up to Head of Sales / Commercial Controller level, as well as Commercial Strategy / Market Strategy & Planning roles.​Why I joined Better Placed:Throughout the interview process, everyone I met at Better Placed gave me a very honest overview of the company and made an effort to get to know me as a person. It quickly became clear to me that this approach is at the forefront of what Better Placed do, valuing relationships, personal interaction and a consultative way of working more than other recruitment businesses do. Why send us/me your CV:I partner with a range of clients within the consumer space, from category-leading blue-chips to fast-growing, entrepreneurial start-ups and SMEs. If you’re actively looking for a new role or just wanting to get a feel for the job market, get in touch for a confidential chat. I’m always keen to hear what you’re looking for, and will give you full control of your job search, introducing you to the businesses that best match your aspirations.   One interesting fact about me:I lived in San Francisco from the age of 12-15. Couldn’t complain about the Californian weather but the UK is my home!

Alex Hamilton

Alex Hamilton

Director - FMCG Sales & Marketing

​Why did you join Better Placed? :I joined Better Placed after returning to the UK following 2 years of travelling. I spent a year living in the French Alpes working for a ski company / perfecting my skiing technique and the following year travelling around South East Asia. Better Placed appealed to me due to their reputation in the market, after exploring a number of different marketing recruitment businesses it was clear Better Placed had existing relationships with a vast number of exciting FMCG / Consumer brands across the country!Why send me your CV :I have relationships with a whole variety of companies from large blue chip Food organisations to exciting entrepreneurial start ups! All of which I am happy to discuss. I also offer a more tailored approach to many other recruiters where I will work proactively on your behalf to provide a spectrum of interesting opportunities which may not have been otherwise available.The one thing you don’t know about me? - I have ridden an ostrich!

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We know that working in the interim, contractor or temporary arena means needing to be agile and posses the ability to move quickly, for both our candidates and clients. That together with still understanding our clients businesses, the specifics around any particular role or project and ultimately been able to offer the right people, at the right time. All our disciplines and areas can offer support and advice in terms of Interim or Contract recruitment, from insight into market dynamics through to day rate and IR35 advice. If you would like to discuss an interim requirement or just have a question on anything related please get in contact.