Nigel Wright is the leading specialist recruitment agency for the consumer & FMCG sector in Europe and has supported many of the world’s leading consumer companies as a preferred talent partner on both a local and global level for nearly 30 years.
We have over 100 international consultants communicating to the market on a daily basis, providing expert insight and the best network. This means we are uniquely placed to quickly attract the highest calibre and most suitable candidates.
Nigel Wright specialises in the appointment of commercial and operations professionals for national and international FMCG, consumer products and services companies. We understand the differences between premium and luxury, on and off trade, retail and wholesale, chilled and ambient, high street and high end and this means we find you people that will immediately understand your business. We identify and assess relevant candidates no matter what discipline, sector or location, ensuring you have a comprehensive and high-quality short-list giving you confidence to make the right hiring decision.
Our focus on service excellence places us in the top percentile of customer loyalty globally, using the internationally recognised Net Promoter Score. This means our customers enjoy working with us, trust our service and often come back for more… which means you probably will want to as well!
Our approach is tailored and bespoke to you, allowing us to structure a solution that is fair, reasonable and best meets your needs and situation. We deliver value for money and great client satisfaction.
Consumer sector specialisms
We have extensive experience throughout consumer sector markets. Select any of the sectors below to see our enviable track record of success:
Our expert search capabilities and market knowledge extends across the following markets too, where we identify and short list the best talent from across Europe:
Nigel Wright has been instrumental in developing the talent framework behind many of the best known consumer & FMCG brands. Our consumer industry division works alongside small family businesses as well as global blue-chip companies, supporting them in the selection and development of executive through to middle/junior management talent.
We have made over 1,000 placements within the consumer sector in the last three years. Examples of these include:
- Operations Director - EMEA - Yankee Candle
- Brand Director - Hovis Ltd
- Head of Digital/E-commerce - Premier Foods
- Global Marketing Director - Tuborg - Carlsberg UK
- Head of Research - Boots UK
- Brand Trade Marketing Manager Sweden - Innocent Ltd
- Managing Director of Spain - Red Bull
- HR Director Algeria - Heineken
- Sales Director - Mars
- VP Sales EMEA The North Face - VP Corporation
- Regional Sales Manager - Skechers
- Brand Manager - Dananino - Danone
- Logistics Manager Northern & Central Europe - Barilla
- Supply Chain Manager - Kerry Foods
- Product Manager, Innovation - Orkla Foods
- National Account Manager - Del Monte
Consumer knowledge & expertise
As a specialist in the consumer sector, Nigel Wright regularly produces reports, magazines and updates focused on the FMCG, consumer products and consumer services industries. Nigel Wright also produces annual Consumer Sector Salary Surveys for the UK and the other international markets that we operate within. Working with some of the biggest brands in the consumer sector gives us access to highly influential individuals within the industry, allowing us to showcase key expertise and knowledge through our interviews and thought leadership articles.
Our consumer team
With an innovative and entrepreneurial approach to solving talent requirements, Nigel Wright’s specialist consumer sector consultants thrive in this highly competitive recruitment market. They are committed to delivering a quality service; most have an industry background and all have significant experience dealing with key companies in your sector.
Click below to see our specialist consumer consultants.