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Executive Search Germany – Nigel Wright Group

Specialist executive search for German consumer and FMCG companies

Nigel Wright Group is Europe’s number one consumer and FMCG recruitment agency. We have a track record of building successful leadership teams and enjoy long-term relationships with talented leaders who positively impact business performance. As well as recruiting top candidates for permanent senior management positions, we also offer interim management solutions as part of a wide portfolio of executive search consulting services.

Clients and candidates benefit from our industry expertise: many of our consultants previously worked for consumer brands and manufacturers and offer a professional experience that adds value beyond a typical recruitment process. Our clients include a diverse range of FMCG businesses. We also work closely with private equity firms and other organisations supporting the wider industry.

The 9 key sectors we specialise in are:

We bring several C-level, managing director, and executive director opportunities to the German market every year. To discuss your hiring needs in more detail or have a confidential conversation about executive career opportunities, please contact a member of our team directly.

Our track record for executive search in Germany

We’re proud to represent domestic and international businesses based in Germany. Our executive search professionals have long-standing relationships with companies operating in the German market and have played a significant part in hiring top managers and building the leadership teams behind some of the world’s biggest brands. Here are some of the great companies that we have supported for senior executive recruitment in Germany:

Customer service sets us apart from other providers of executive search in Germany

Reputation is essential in executive search and we’re proud that companies from across Germany consider Nigel Wright to be the go-to provider for executive talent search in the consumer and FMCG industry. Our reputation is built on delivering consistently high standards of customer service, confirmed by our Net Promoter Score which positions us as a leading company, worldwide, for customer service.

Praise for our Germany executive search team:

“My experience with Nigel Wright’s consultants has been great. They are fast and to the point with a good network.” Commercial Director Europe, Britax Römer

“Overall, a good end-to-end process. From taking the brief to delivering a shortlist and finally closing candidates on the opportunity.” Global Vice President International Premium Brands, Carlsberg

“I found the consultants very friendly, open-minded, and very responsive. They were great to work with and that is why I would happily work with Nigel Wright again.” Managing Director Harlequin, HarperCollins

“Nigel Wright’s consultants have an excellent knowledge of the industry and offer international coverage. They provide weekly feedback too, which makes for a smooth process.” VP Human Resources, Fritz Hansen

“The consultant was always thinking of our needs and provided good, fast, and clear communication right from the start.” HR Director, Hallmark

“Our consultant demonstrated professionalism and had an excellent knowledge of the industry, as well as our business. Excellent service overall, and friendly people to work with too.” HR Director, Hozelock

“I am extremely satisfied with the service provided by Nigel Wright's team.” HR Director, Pernod Ricard

“We’ve enjoyed a great collaboration with Nigel Wright. The consultants have done a very good job for us across several recruitment projects." Commercial Director, Royal Canin

“Nigel Wright’s consultants offer local knowledge and act with a professional attitude during recruitment assignments.” Commercial Director, SC Johnson

“Nigel Wright Group specialises in the FMCG industry and, as such, was the perfect recruitment partner for this critical search at our business.” Global Marketing & Sales Director, TePe

“We’re very satisfied with the service we received from Nigel Wright Group.” Human Resources Director, The Swatch Group

Executive search Germany: office contact details

To have a confidential discussion about a retained executive search project, please contact our Germany team via the details below.

Email: (our internal marketing department). If you are seeking to hire any staff, we will respond the same working day.

Telephone: +49 211 8823 0897

Address: Benrather Strasse 18-20, Benrather Karree, 40213 Düsseldorf, Germany

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