Darren Lancaster

Chief Executive Officer,
Americas & EMEA

Starting his career in 1997, Darren worked on one of the first RPO solutions in the recruitment sector. Having worked within the sector since leaving university, he quickly became a recognised leader, and in 2010 he joined Hudson RPO EMEA as Managing Director. In 2018 he was promoted to become CEO of EMEA and then further to also oversee the Americas.

Under Darren’s leadership the business has flourished creating a culture where ‘curiosity’ is embraced and employees’ ideas are valued, expanded, and delivered. Darren has created a strong leadership team that deliver some of the most innovative solutions in the sector through a people-led approach.

Through Darren’s strategy, the Hudson RPO geographic footprint has grown exponentially as has the business’ reputation as a leading provider of recruitment outsourcing. Darren is proud to continuously expand regional delivery capabilities across a range of talent services and sectors.

The culture that Darren has created is that our people are our most valuable asset, and the way in which we nurture, develop, and retain them is testament to the very core of Hudson RPO.