About Us

As an award winning recruiter we represent great candidates and great employers in the Automotive, Consumer, Industrial and Digital industries across Europe and the US. We are really able to strut our stuff in the areas of software, engineering, executive and operations.

Here's a snapshot of some of our award winning team. We're all gunning for the same goals, living and breathing the same values and pretty intent on having fun on our journey together.

Ezra Chapman

Executive Chairman & Co-Founder

Ezra is a serial entrepreneur with business interests in technology, recruitment and staffing, property and financial services across Europe, Middle East, Australasia, and South America. He has a wealth of recruitment experience and co-founded Red Commerce, one of the World's largest SAP recruitment firms. Ezra is Chairman of the ChapmanBlack Board and is integral to the development of the technology side of the business.

Ezra Chapman

Ezra Chapman

Executive Chairman & Co-Founder

Ezra is a serial entrepreneur with business interests in technology, recruitment and staffing, property and financial services across Europe, Middle East, Australasia, and South America. He has a wealth of recruitment experience and co-founded Red Commerce, one of the World's largest SAP recruitment firms. Ezra is Chairman of the ChapmanBlack Board and is integral to the development of the technology side of the business.

Richard Blackburn

Co-Founder

Richard has more than 15 years' experience in the recruitment industry. Prior to setting up ChapmanBlack he co-founded Red Commerce, one of the World's largest SAP recruitment firms which made the Times 100 Fastest Growing UK Companies list 3 years running. Richard runs the Executive recruitment function at ChapmanBlack and sits on the Board.

Richard Blackburn

Richard Blackburn

Co-Founder

Richard has more than 15 years' experience in the recruitment industry. Prior to setting up ChapmanBlack he co-founded Red Commerce, one of the World's largest SAP recruitment firms which made the Times 100 Fastest Growing UK Companies list 3 years running. Richard runs the Executive recruitment function at ChapmanBlack and sits on the Board.

Paul Brown

Chief of Staff

In 2007, Paul became a founding member of ChapmanBlack. He won the Top Management Consultant Recruiter Award in recognition of outstanding candidate feedback in 2011, 2012 and 2013, and sourced the candidate for CB's largest ever placement. After six very successful years as a Recruiter, Paul is now responsible for all internal recruitment at ChapmanBlack, including the management of the internal recruitment team. Paul is also responsible for managing and continuously improving our fantastic CB Gold Training Program.

Paul Brown

Paul Brown

Chief of Staff

In 2007, Paul became a founding member of ChapmanBlack. He won the Top Management Consultant Recruiter Award in recognition of outstanding candidate feedback in 2011, 2012 and 2013, and sourced the candidate for CB's largest ever placement. After six very successful years as a Recruiter, Paul is now responsible for all internal recruitment at ChapmanBlack, including the management of the internal recruitment team. Paul is also responsible for managing and continuously improving our fantastic CB Gold Training Program.

Geeta Patel

Managing Director

Geeta joined ChapmanBlack in 2008 as a Delivery Consultant and has never looked back. In her first year of sales, she became our top biller and was the first Consultant in ChapmanBlack history to bill 150K in a quarter. Her exceptional contribution to the business has propelled Geeta to Managing Director in under 6 years where she provides invaluable knowledge and support to the wider business.

Geeta Patel

Geeta Patel

Managing Director

Geeta joined ChapmanBlack in 2008 as a Delivery Consultant and has never looked back. In her first year of sales, she became our top biller and was the first Consultant in ChapmanBlack history to bill 150K in a quarter. Her exceptional contribution to the business has propelled Geeta to Managing Director in under 6 years where she provides invaluable knowledge and support to the wider business.

Our Values

Everyday we are working to ensure that we're building products and services that are really useful to our customers. Having personally met nearly all of our customers, it's pretty clear what they want: honesty, hard work, great communication and awesome people.

Excellence, Fast

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