Alternatives Elect appoint Ruth Guy as Client Partner

15 August 2017 by Sandra Lawler

Alternatives Elect appoint Ruth Guy as Client Partner


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We are delighted to announce another senior appointment to the Alternatives Group.   Award-winning Marketer of the Year 2008, Ruth Guy, has just joined us as Client Partner in Alternatives Elect, the global executive search arm of the Alternatives Group (

Alternatives Elect is tasked by local and international clients to identify and recruit the new crop of transformational leadership talent that will drive Irish business in the next decade and beyond. In her new role Ruth will leverage her acknowledged skill and experience in the area of customer talent to help clients build teams that are designed to deliver on ambitious growth strategies in highly competitive markets.

With a career spanning marketing, industry and digital development, Ruth was most recently Director of Fundraising and Marketing at Barnardos with overall responsibility for Fundraising, Communications and Retail functions within the organisation. She built and led teams across all functions to deliver on strategies for growth including a growth in voluntary income from under €2 million in 2005 to over €7million p/a in 2016.

Charley Stoney, Managing Director, Alternative Group said: “Ruth is coming on board as Client Partner in Alternatives Elect to significantly boost our specialist team providing global executive search services in the customer talent space.  Her own experience of working at a senior level in marketing, digital & commercially focused roles puts her in the ideal position to connect our clients with the best talent in Ireland and abroad.”

Ruth holds an MBA from UCD Smurfit School of Business and is a former council member of the Marketing Society of Ireland. She was awarded Marketer of the Year in 2008 for her work with Barnardos.

For more information on Alternatives Elect and Ruth click Here.