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Ayres Townshend Associates was established with the clear objective of providing high quality, practical and cost-effective solutions to executive & management recruitment issues. The business was founded by Tim Ayres, whose successful career in executive & management recruitment began in 1985.

Ayres Townshend Associates has the expertise and resources to run search (headhunting) or selection (advertising) assignments for appointments across all sectors of industry. Our blend of experience, knowledge and pragmatism enables us to recommend the most appropriate method having considered the complexities and commercial realities of each specific assignment. The service is complemented by our associate companies, providing the highest levels of expertise in the areas of research, psychometric assessment and recruitment advertising.

We place strong emphasis on personal service and have earned a reputation for open and straightforward relationships with our clients. Our fee structure is unambiguous and we adhere to clearly defined and agreed service levels. The result is a high rate of repeat business from satisfied clients who regard us as an extension of their own in-house resources.