New head for Kroll Associates in Europe
Corporate investigations and business intelligence company Kroll Associates has appointed ex-Army officer Richard Blaksley as its European head.
Blaksley, who arrived at Kroll Associates in 1992, will cover the company’s activities across Europe, the former Soviet Union, Africa and the Middle East.
He joined the company’s business intelligence practice in 1995 which he went on to head, and developed a resource network throughout the European Eastern Bloc.
Formerly a British Army officer, Blaksley served in Beirut, Cyprus, Northern Ireland and Germany. He also worked in the defence industry negotiating service and supply contracts with a range of African and Middle East governments.
Blaksley was also a managing director of Countertrade and Offset Intelligence, and international newsletter dealing with worldwide reciprocal trade which was later acquired by Euromoney Publications.