Global financial services firm Vantage Point Global (“VP”) has announced that Tim Bethel will take the role of Chief Executive Officer. Effective 5th January, he will take overall responsibility for leading the continued growth and development of the global VP business.
Commenting on his new role based in London, Tim Bethel said, “I’m delighted to be stepping into the role of CEO at VP at such an exciting time in the company’s development. VP has established a reputation as a ‘client first’ business, and has a breadth of talent, skills, and industry knowledge with which to develop further. With the ongoing global competition for talent still fierce, VP is well placed to be a market leader for providing early career talent to help firms across all sectors.”
Bethel brings a wealth of financial services and early career programmes experience to the role of CEO, having most recently performed the role of Chief Commercial Officer at VP. Bethel was previously co-founder and CEO at JDX Consulting and prior to that spent 5 years in New York working as Senior Director at Alvarez & Marsal and Director at Sapient (following acquisition of DCG).
VP Chairman Marcus Rule said, “We’re delighted to have Tim step up into the role of CEO. He brings financial services and leadership experience to our already strong and capable senior team as well as his existing deep knowledge of VP, our people and our clients from his time at Chief Commercial Officer. His appointment represents our continued drive at VP to grow and improve and to build the best-in-class early careers service offering in the market. We are looking forward to a tremendous 2024.”
Independent professional services firm VP was formed in 2014, with its founders emphasising their belief that their clients required a partner that is outcomes-focused and values-led. With an award winning training capability and a unique approach to engagement, VP has a talent retention performance of over 97% across their Early Career Programmes over the past 2 years. Celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2024, VP has provided the launching point for the early careers of over 500 VPers since inception.
The firm has continued to build out its delivery footprint over the past 5 years with head offices in London and delivery hubs across the UK (Manchester & Nottingham), Belfast, Poland (Warsaw & Wrocław) and North America.