First Choice Staff expands into cargo handling recruitment
08 / 03 / 2021
Colin Blusch (left), Aviation Business Development Manager, with First Choice Staff Director, Chas Dowton.
UK freight and logistics recruitment firm First Choice Staff is expanding its offering to airport services, cargo and ground handling companies following the appointment of Colin Blusch as aviation business development manager.
Based at First Choice Staff’s head office close to Heathrow Airport, Blusch has more than 20 years’ experience in the aviation and handling sectors, having previously held senior management roles with Plane Handling/dnata and Worldwide Flight Services (WFS).
He spent 18 years with dnata in the UK as both cargo business commercial manager and transport business manager and, prior to joining First Choice, the last five years with WFS, initially as terminal operations manager and, latterly, general manager at Heathrow.
Chas Dowton, director, of First Choice Staff, said: “With over 28 years of service to clients in the UK, we have regularly been asked to recruit temporary and permanent staff for airport services, cargo and Ground Handling customers but given the size and potential of the sector, we know there is significant growth potential for us at UK airports.
“The key has been to find someone to lead this division who understands what customers in these sectors really need, who speaks their language, and has the contacts to open doors for the full scope of recruitment services we provide. I am, therefore, delighted we have been able to secure Colin’s services.”