Food Industry Headhunter – Nigel Wright Group

Specialist food industry headhunters for Norway and the Nordic region

Nigel Wright Group is Europe’s number one recruiter for consumer goods brands and manufacturers. In the Nordic region, we are recognised as a leading specialist food industry headhunter by food companies of all sizes – from start-ups and SMEs to multinational conglomerates. As well as food manufacturing businesses, we support organisations across the wider food and beverage sector too. Our local, regional, and international networks position us ahead of food industry recruiters operating in the Nordic market.

We primarily recruit managers, senior managers, and executive level roles across the sales, marketingsupply chain & procurement, engineering & manufacturing, human resources, IT, and finance disciplines. Many of our recruitment experts previously worked in relevant and often high level roles within the food and beverage industry and can provide advice and guidance that adds value beyond a typical recruitment process.

To discuss your hiring needs, please contact our marketing department directly or use the chat function below to talk with an expert. You can find out more about our executive search services here. Candidates can view all the latest food industry jobs on our vacancies page. We also encourage job seekers to send us their CVs and register for job alerts.


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Our track record as food industry headhunters in Norway and the Nordic region

We are proud to represent local, national, and international food companies operating in the Norwegian and wider Nordic market. Consultants based at our offices in Oslo, Copenhagen, and Stockholm – where relevant – will share knowledge and networks across borders to ensure the best outcomes for clients. Here are some of the businesses that we have supported with critical talent acquisition projects:

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Praise for our food industry headhunter services

“Since Nigel Wright was recommended to me by our global HR department, we’ve enjoyed a great deal of success using their management recruitment services.” Managing Director, Arla Foods

"Overall, we had a good experience recruiting three new people to our team. The Nigel Wright recruiters are all friendly and professional.” General Manager Nordics, Burger King

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"The Nigel Wright consultant knew exactly what I was looking for. They did an excellent job – fast, serious, and professional." Managing Director, Haugen-Gruppen

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“The consultant provided a high-quality service. We appreciated that they worked carefully and quickly to secure the talent we needed.” Chief Financial Officer, Jensen & Co.

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“I believe Nigel Wright’s team has done a great job in understanding what I was looking for and then identifying candidates that fit my needs accordingly.” Head of Marketing Nordics, Lindt & Sprüngli

“Nigel Wright has a great understanding of our needs and provides valuable insight on the availability of talent in the local market.” Head of Consumer Insights, Mars

“Nigel Wright has a proven track record and strong professional approach. The consultants are always available and provide quick feedback when we need it.” Managing Director, Conaxess Trade

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“The consistency of delivery and communication was excellent. It was a terrific level of support during a period where COVID-19 had significantly delayed the process.” Nordic Supply Chain Director, McDonald's

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“Nigel Wright has one of the best FMCG talent pools available. The capacity to single out the best candidates, in combination with top-notch customer service, makes Nigel Wright an ideal recruiting partner.” Sales Director, Orkla

“We use Nigel Wright because of its local reputation, good market knowledge, and professional consultants.” Business Manager, Pals

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“Tine has always experienced good results when using Nigel Wright. We value the consultants’ in-depth knowledge of the FMCG industry.” Category Director, Tine

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“Nigel Wright has a good understanding of our industry and company. The consultants did a fantastic job in following up with me and the candidates after the final interview stage.” HR Manager Sweden & Norway, Unilever

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Searching for food industry headhunters in Norway and the Nordics?

To discuss your recruitment needs, please contact a member of our team via the details below.

Email: If you are seeking to hire any staff, we will respond the same working day.


Oslo Office

Telephone: +(47) 21 63 10 94


Address: Dronning Eufemias Gate 16 0191 Oslo, Norway