Ross Shrimpton, Managing Director

Mr Ross Shrimpton is the founder and Managing Director of Ashley Services Group.  Ross has been a Director of the Company since incorporation and has been instrumental in the overall growth and strategic direction of the Group.  He is a Chartered Accountant with over 40 years’ experience in finance and management across a number of large international organisations such as CSR / Humes and David Brown.  Ross commenced his professional career with Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, where he worked with a number of major listed companies.  Overall, Ross has had 19 years of relevant experience in the labour hire and training industries.

Chris McFadden, Chief Financial Officer

Chris joined in January 2017 as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Ashley Services Group. Chris has over 25 years of financial management experience and extensive experience managing all aspects of the finance function of publicly listed companies. He was most recently CFO at sass & bide and has held CFO positions at Staples and Ross Human Directions Limited, as well as the role of Senior Commercial Manager at Woolworths Limited. Chris holds a Bachelor of Business – Accounting from the University of Technology Sydney, completed the Senior Executive Programme at London Business School, is a Fellow of CPA Australia, and a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Paul Rixon, General Manager  – Labour Hire

Paul is the General Manager of Labour Hire and joined Ashely Services Group as part of the Advance Recruitment acquisition in 2011. Paul has a long history in the labour hire and recruitment industries and has held senior positions for over 26 years, gaining a reputation for his ability to substantially grow businesses whilst maintaining profitability above industry standard.

Matthew Passerini, General Manager – Recruitment

Matthew joined in July 2017 as the General Manager of Recruitment. Matthew has a strong background in the recruitment industry having held senior positions over many years, including Associate Director at Robert Walters. For the past two years Matthew has been successfully running his own recruitment company based in Sydney and has now returned to the corporate world with Blackadder Recruitment.