PAM Group chief executive James Murphy

Preventative healthcare company PAM Group is strengthening its management team with two senior recruits to help drive further growth.

Brandon Collins and Stefan Jagielski will join PAM in early 2022 from employee assistance programme services rival business Health Assured.

Brandon, who a founder and sales director at Health Assured, has 30 years’ experience of employee assistance programmes. Before Health Assured, he founded and ran two businesses, PCP and Corporate Support.

He will join Warrington-headquartered PAM as sales director of its ToHealth business.

Stefan has more than 10 years’ experience of managing large, national employee assistance programme (EAP) services.

He will join PAM as the head of account management in ToHealth with a remit to drive service levels and innovation to add further value to the services the group delivers to existing and new clients.

ToHealth provides corporate health and neurodiversity services including employee health and wellness screening, assessments, assistive technology, diagnostics and staff coaching and awareness training.

PAM Group chief executive James Murphy said: “Brandon and Stefan will be influential in the strategic development of our services and sales to existing and new clients.

“I am delighted that we have managed to secure them to join the PAM team in 2022. I have known Brandon for 15 years and he is a true expert in the EAP market. He will help shape the strategic direction of PAM and the delivery of our psychological health services.

“At a time when mental health is so important to employees and people throughout the UK, the appointment of Brandon and Stefan demonstrates our commitment to invest in the services we provide to our clients and the service users who rely on PAM Group.”

ToHealth managing director Kerry-Dene Ihlenfeldt said: “I am so excited that we will be joined by two such high-calibre people as Brandon and Stefan. I am looking forward to working with them to develop our sales and the services we offer in ToHealth.”

PAM Group, one of the largest occupational health, EAP and wellbeing providers in the UK with 650 staff, offers a range of integrated programmes to public and private sector clients, supporting more than 600,000 employees at over 1,000 businesses and organisations.

The group is looking to double turnover to £80m over the next three years through continued organic growth and acquisitions.