Motion Recruitment’s Amy Ackroyd Recognized in SIA’s Global Power 150 – Women in Staffing
11/16/22 by Motion Recruitment
Motion Recruitment is proud to announce that Amy Ackroyd, Executive Vice President of Human Resources, has been chosen by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) to be a part of their 2022 Global Power 150: Women in Staffing list. Ackroyd received this honor due to her continued success as a leader and innovator in the global talent marketplace industry. This is the eighth edition of SIA’s list, which recognizes women in the staffing industry who are making important contributions across their companies.
“These forward-thinking women have turned challenges into springboards to success. From heading up impactful organizations to steering essential projects to fine-tuning the hybrid model, they have led with grace and empathy,” said Subadhra Sriram, SIA’s editor and publisher, media products in a press release. “Congratulations to this year’s honorees who are navigating, adapting and innovating in this new world of work. The remarkable women gracing our 2022 Global Power 150 list exemplify strength and leadership in the staffing industry.”
Since her start at Motion nearly nine years ago, Ackroyd has been instrumental in the internal growth and evolution of the company, helping grow the HR department and beyond tenfold across all three companies inside the Motion Recruitment Partners (MRP) portfolio: Motion Recruitment, Sevenstep and The Goal. A sample of Ackroyd’s accolades over the past 18 months that have led to her inclusion in the Global Power 150 – Women in Staffing include:
- Being a key part of the successful integration of Motion Recruitment and its recent acquisition Matrix Resources, allowing for a seamless change of HR systems and onboarding transitions.
- Under her guidance, internal NPS over the past 12 months has reached “World-Class” levels across the companies in the MRP portfolio.
- Continued redesigns and revamping of MRP’s benefits packages, including medical offerings that are at the top of the industry in both coverage and cost-effectiveness, along with unique perks like “paw-ternity” leave.
“Amy Ackroyd continues to be a herculean force for our organization,” said Beth Gilfeather, CEO of Motion Recruitment Partners. “She continues to ensure high standards of compliance, assurance of evolving best practices and has the prescience to envision and plan for the future. Amy does all of this with an incredible foundation of empathy and care. Motion is fortunate to have her multi-faceted leadership and expansive skill set on our executive team.”
With her skills and abilities standing out amongst the entire staffing industry, Ackroyd was recognized on The Americas 100 portion of the prestigious SIA Global 150 list, alongside the 50 international honorees. The entire Motion Recruitment team and MRP family of companies congratulate Amy Ackroyd on this incredible and fully deserved honor. We look forward to seeing Ackroyd’s impact on our company and the entire staffing industry for years to come.