The Michael Page Story
From a two-man operation above a launderette some thirty years ago, Michael Page International has grown to become one of the world’s leading recruitment consultancies. Today, the company continues to set the industry standard for specialist service with a personal touch. Read about some of the company’s key landmarks here.
Michael Page founded in London by Bill McGregor and Michael Page
Providing professional selection and recruitment services for accounting and finance within industrial, commercial and practice clients.
Continued UK expansion with office openings in Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow, Leeds and Bristol.
Largest Advertiser in FT from this year
Floated on the Unlisted Securities Market (USM)
Opened office in Australia
Michael Page City established to provide specialist service to Banking and Financial Markets.
First office of current European network opened in France
Expansion into Legal recruitment in the UK
Opened offices in the Netherlands
Michael Page admitted to the London stock exchange
Terry Benson appointed as Chief Executive of Michael Page International
Opened offices in Germany
Established Accountancy Additions in the UK
Public Sector Division opened
Michael Page implemented a national recruitment database
Established SRS (Sales Recruitment Specialists)
Opened offices in Hong Kong
Michael Page retired
Creation of Eastern Europe Division
Opened offices in Singapore
Acquired by Spherion Corporation (then called Interim Services, Inc.)
First generation website launched
Established RRS (Retail Recruitment Specialists)
Offices opened in Spain and the US
Offices opened in Italy