Tony Goodwin is the founder and Group CEO / Chairman of Antal International, a global management and executive recruitment company and one of the fastest growing business service organisations in emerging markets such as China, Eastern Europe and India. Antal now has over 120 offices in 30 countries around the world.
A graduate of Middlesex University, Tony trained as a Chartered Accountant before moving into financial recruitment where he ran operations for HW Group (now part of Hudson). In 1993, spotting the potential of the new professional employment markets in the former Warsaw pact countries, he set up his own business with an office in Putney and named the company Antal – Hungarian for ‘Anthony’. Since then Tony and his team have developed substantial businesses in highly challenging environments across the globe, including Russia which was sold in a highly successful private equity deal in 2008.
Tony was named ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ by LondonlovesBusiness in 2014 and by Ernst & Young in 2010 and 2011, in recognition of his inspiration to others, his vision, leadership and achievements.
A passionate believer in corporate social responsibility Tony supports many charities and has a close association with children’s charities Regenerate UK, Duke of Edinburgh and World Merit. Read More
Please also see: www.tonygoodwin.co.uk / www.antal.com