Former Bales Worldwide sales and marketing director Iain Fenton has joined an executive recruitment company concentrating on the travel, leisure and hospitality sectors.

Fenton, who was previously sales director for Tui Specialist Businesses, has been named as international executive search partner at Dunleavy White Executive Search.

Company managing partner Rick White said: “I am delighted Iain has joined us; he brings with him a wealth of knowledge in the travel, leisure and hospitality sectors together with a wide contacts base which is invaluable when managing director-level assignments.”

Fenton said: “This is a fantastic opportunity to harness my skills and contacts to significantly grow Dunleavy White’s client base in 2012.”