Target Group appoints Edwards to new role of chief client officer

Target Group has appointed Jeremy Edwards as chief client officer, a role that will combine business development, client services and marketing.

Edwards previously held senior positions at Accenture, Firstsource Solutions and Hinduja Global Services and joins Target following its acquisition by Indian tech firm Tech Mahindra in May.

Edwards will join Target’s executive committee and report into co-group chief executive Ian Larkin.

Of the appointment, Larkin says Edwards’ “knowledge and experience, superb personal qualities and strong leadership are the perfect fit for Target Group as we continue on an exciting phase of growth.”

“Jeremy’s appointment will play a significant part in consolidating and growing our reputation for market-leading best practice and client-focused solutions, and his contribution to the success, both of our clients and our business, will be considerable.”

Edwards says: “The recent acquisition by Tech Mahindra presents a huge opportunity and I’m looking forward to forging new relationships and developing partnerships that will achieve our ambitions by helping our clients achieve theirs.”