Newport News Staffing Firm Names Executive Search VP

Newport News-based executive search firm Lee Group Search announced Wednesday that Wes Ashworth has been promoted to vice president executive search to oversee executive recruitment and placement for U.S.-based companies.

Ashworth joined the firm in 2014 as an executive search consultant. During his time with the firm, he has specialized in recruiting for manufacturing, logistics and distribution companies. In his new role, he will lead the executive search division within The Lee Group (its parent company) as well as operations, training, hiring and company growth.