24 May 2023

Faststream Recruitment Group, a global people specialist, is pleased to announce the promotion of Martin Bennell to the position of Chief Operating Officer. Bennell, who has been with the company since 2013, previously served as Managing Director of Faststream’s maritime, shipping and energy recruitment business across the UK, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Americas operations, plus the specialist architecture and interior design recruitment brand, FRAME.

Bennell has over 20 years of experience in the recruitment industry and during his tenure at Faststream, has demonstrated exceptional leadership and strategic vision, driving significant growth and expansion across the business.

Martin Bennell - Chief Operating Officer - Faststream Recruitment

"I am honoured to take on this new role at Faststream," says Bennell. "We have a talented and dedicated global team, and I am excited to continue working with them to drive continued success for our clients and candidates worldwide."

In his new role as COO, Bennell will be responsible for overseeing the Faststream Group’s global operations and spearheading the company's growth strategy across the three brands, Faststream, FRAME and GOOSE.

"We are thrilled to promote Martin to the position of Chief Operating Officer," said Mark Charman, CEO and Founder of Faststream Recruitment Group. "His experience, vision, and leadership have been instrumental in driving the success of our UK, Americas, Middle East, Africa and Europe operations, and we are confident that he will continue to make significant contributions in his new role."

Bennell's appointment as COO is effective immediately and is based out of Faststream's headquarters in the United Kingdom.

About the Faststream Recruitment Group

Faststream Recruitment Group is a global people specialist made up of three specialist recruitment brands. Faststream is the leading maritime, shipping and energy recruitment business. FRAME Recruitment is a people specialist for the UK architecture and interior design sectors. GOOSE Recruitment is a recruitment specialist for the aviation and airline sectors. With over 20 years of experience in the industry, Faststream has built a reputation for delivering high-quality recruitment services to clients worldwide. The company operates across the UK, Europe, the Americas and Asia-Pacific.

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