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James Parr joins Adzuna as Chief Financial Officer

Team Adzuna has gone from strength to strength over the last 10 years and there are now nearly 100 of us! Today, we’re pleased to announce the appointment of another Adzunian, our new Chief Financial Officer James Parr.

James Parr is joining us as CFO to help drive our business through its next phase of growth. You can read more about James’ career to date here, including his over 20 years’ experience working within high growth digital businesses.

He most recently spent five years as CFO at the global performance marketing agency ForwardPMX, where he helped lead the expansion of the team and business from 200 to 1,000+ people and from four to 22 offices across 16 markets. While at Forward, he also led the sale of Forward3D to Stagwell, the merger with PMX Agency to create ForwardPMX, and acquisition of The Search Agency.

Prior to ForwardPMX, James was Finance Director of iProspect, part of the Dentsu Aegis Network, and previously held senior positions at two publicly listed businesses, Betfair and Hyder Consulting, where he supported strategic growth initiatives including acquisitions and team building.

James will work alongside the existing finance and management teams at Adzuna to help them grow and scale the business, as the company focuses on helping millions of job seekers into new roles as the world gets back to work after the global pandemic. 

Read what our CEO Doug, had to say about our new hire:

Doug Monro, CEO and co-founder of job search engine Adzuna, comments: “We’re delighted to welcome James to our growing team. His wealth of experience and strong commercial, operational and leadership background will help scale Adzuna in our efforts to help more people around the world find better, more fulfilling jobs.”

James Parr, CFO of Adzuna, comments: “I’m pleased to be joining Doug, Andrew and the Adzuna team to help them with the next stage of their journey. Now is a critical time for the labour market globally, as more people look to change careers and up skill, and companies ramp up their hiring in the wake of the global pandemic. It’s exciting to join a company poised to help more people into work at this pivotal moment of recovery.”


You can find out more about the Adzuna team over on our website.