It is with deep sadness that we share the news that our dear colleague, Mike Avis, passed away on Monday 12th February 2024 after a short illness.

Mike – or Mavis as he was known – was a great member of the Directorbank team, a true gentleman and a friend. He had more than 20 years’ experience in executive search across private equity-backed, owner-managed and multinational businesses and had excellent relationships with all those he worked with – colleagues, clients and candidates.

Mike joined Directorbank late 2019 to provide additional capability and coverage across the North West of England. Prior to this, he worked at Tindall Perry, a boutique search firm, where he was responsible for the day-to-day leadership of their operations whilst helping them expand their coverage and search capability across the mid-market. He had also been a Director at two independent finance and accountancy recruitment businesses. 

Mike’s warmth, kindness and empathy will be greatly missed by all of us, as well as his sense of humour, positivity and infectious, booming laugh.

Our sincere condolences to his family and friends.

Rest in Peace Mavis!