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  • 2004

    2004

    • Phaidon International founded in London, beginning with Selby Jennings, focused on financial services recruitment.

  • 2005

    2005

    • Phaidon International opens its first office space in central London.

  • 2006

    2006

    • Headcount grows to 25 employees.

  • 2007

    2007

    Phaidon International continues to grow

  • 2008

    2008

    • Headcount grows to 50 employees.

    • DSJ Global brand launched, focusing on recruitment in Procurement & End-to-End Supply Chain.

  • 2009

    2009

    • Best Financial Services & Banking Recruitment Firm - Recruiter Awards for Excellence 2009

  • 2010

    2010

    • ​Headcount grows to more than 75 employees.

  • 2011

    2011

    • First APAC office launched in Singapore.

    • Headcount grows to 110 employees.

  • 2012

    2012

    • Phaidon International is ‘Recruitment Company of the Year 2012 £5m – £50m turnover’ and ‘Recruitment Company with the most Sustainable Growth’ by APSCo

    • EPM Scientific brand launched, focusing on recruitment across Life Sciences.

  • 2013

    2013

    • Presence on the ground in Europe expanded with new office launch in Zurich, Switzerland.

    • First U.S. office launched in New York City led by Harry Youtan.

    • Glocomms brand launched, focusing on recruitment across Emerging Technology.

    • Recruiter Hot 100 award

  • 2014

    2014

    • APAC presence expanded with new office launched in Hong Kong.

    • Headcount grows to 225 employees.

    • The Growth Company of the Year – Recruitment International Awards

  • 2015

    2015

    • New office launched in San Francisco, California.

    • Number 40 on HSBC’s International FastTrack 250, ranking Britain’s Top exporting private companies.

    • Named ‘3rd Fastest Growing Staffing Firm in North America’ by Staffing Industry Analysts

  • 2016

    2016

    • Harry Youtan named CEO of Phaidon International.

    • Recognized by Staffing Industry Analysts as ‘4th Fastest Growing Staffing Firm in North America’.

    • Two new offices launched in Boston, Massachusetts and Chicago, Illinois.

    • LVI Associates brand created to focus on Engineering and Infrastructure recruitment.

    • DSJ Global is Best Procurement Service Provider 2016, at the Procurement Leaders Awards.

    • Headcount grows to 450 employees.

  • 2017

    2017

    • Named winner of ‘Queens Award for Enterprise in International Trade’.

    • Recognized by Staffing Industry Analysts as the ‘2017 Best Staffing Firm to Work For in North America’.

    • 6th Fastest-Growing US Staffing Firm 2017 – Staffing Industry Analysts

    • Sunday Times names Phaidon International ‘Number 1 Best Company to Work For’.

    • Phaidon International North America recognized as ‘National Best & Brightest’ employer

  • 2018

    2018

    • Investment by Quilvest Private Equity, who support our continued global expansion and headcount growth. 

    • Phaidon International recognized as 13th largest direct hire firm globally by Staffing Industry Analysts.

    • London headquarters doubles in size with office expansion to accommodate continued growth.

    • Two new offices launched in Dallas, Texas and Berlin, Germany

    • Named 11th Most Socially Engaged staffing firm globally by LinkedIn

  • 2019

    2019

    • Our 6th US – based office is launched in Charlotte, North Carolina.

    • Phaidon International listed on the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies in America list.

    • Phaidon International named by Staffing Industry Analysts as a Best Staffing Firm to Work for 2019, and ranked as 6th Fastest Growing Staffing Firm in North America.

    • Phaidon International named a Best and Brightest Company to Work for in the Nation 2019

    • Headcount grows to 900 employees globally.

    • Selby Jennings wins Best Hedge Fund Recruiter award, presented by HFM Week.

  • 2020

    2020

    • Phaidon International opened an office in Los Angeles, CA, expanding their service and on the ground presence on the U.S. West Coast.

    • Ranked in Top 10 Fastest Growing US Staffing Firms by SIA

    • Phaidon International named Best Leadership Team and Best Professional Development 2020 by Comparably

    • Phaidon International named National Best and Brightest Company to Work for 2020

    • Selby Jennings named Best Executive Search Firm by the HFM US Services Awards 2020

    • Phaidon International named TIARA 2020 finalist for International Recruitment Company of the Year

    • Phaidon International ranked by SIA on their Largest Direct Hire Firms in the US 2020...

  • 2021

    2021

    • Specialist legal and compliance brand, Larson Maddox, launches in September 2021

    • Phaidon recognized by Comparably as Best Company for Career Growth 2021

    • Phaidon recognized by Comparably as Best Sales Teams 2021

    • Phaidon recognized by SIA as a Best Staffing Firm to Work for 2021

    • Phaidon announces a dividend recapitalization in April 2021

    • BioNTech Recognizes Phaidon International as Key Support Partner for Covid-19 Vaccine