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SThree Plc
Public (LSESTHR)
Industry Recruitment
Founded 1986 [1]
Headquarters London, UK
Key people

Gary Elden OBE,[2] CEO
Alex Smith, CFO
Steve Quinn, CEO Americas
Justin Hughes, CEO Asia-Pacific & MENA
Revenue £848.8 million (2015) [3]
Number of employees
2,800+ (2015) [4]
Subsidiaries Computer Futures
Huxley Banking and Financial Services
Progressive Global Energy Progressive Recruitment
Real Staffing

SThree plc is an international specialist staffing organisation, founded in the United Kingdom and headquartered in London. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE SmallCap Index.


The Company was founded by Bill Bottriell and Simon Arber in 1986[5] as a specialist recruitment business under the name Computer Futures. In 1999 Barclays provided development finance for the business. It was first listed on the London Stock Exchange in 2005.


The Company provides permanent and contract specialist staffing services in the UK and Europe, Americas and AsiaPac and MENA regions, specializing in the Information Technology, Banking & Finance, Life Sciences, Engineering, and Energy sectors. It operates under a number of different brand names, with the five largest being Computer Futures, Real Staffing, Progressive Recruitment, Progressive Global Energy & Natural Resources, and Huxley.


It has a total of 41 offices[6] in 15 countries.

  • Australia
  • Belgium
  • France
  • Germany
  • Hong Kong
  • Ireland
  • Japan
  • Luxembourg
  • Malaysia
  • Netherlands
  • Qatar
  • Singapore
  • Switzerland
  • UAE
  • UK
  • USA


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