Simpson was previously a managing partner of the London office of TMP Search. He will operate alongside three other new division presidents for Europe, as TMP embarks on a new regional structure divided by geography.
Andrew Grant becomes president of eResourcing Europe, in charge of recruitment of mid-level management. Eric Petco takes the new post of president of Monster.com Europe, the internet recruitment service. Andrea Bertone becomes president of advertising and communications in Europe.
TMP announced US management changes two weeks ago, as part of what it calls a strategic reorganisation. The firm posted a 36% rise in third-quarter net profits last month, but its performance was patchy fees at its interactive division, which includes Monster, rose sharply, but headhunting fees slumped.