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Andy Scott

Principal Consultant
Consumer, Sales and Marketing
Office: London

Andy’s career began with the John Lewis Partnership – during an eight year spell he held positions in retail management leadership before moving into a HR & Talent Management position. During this time his focus was on external attraction, retention, and internal talent development planning through the business at cluster level.

At Nigel Wright, Andy’s primary focus is on leading the commercial desk across the EMEA region, placing senior level candidates across a mix of publicly quoted, private equity backed and privately owned food and beverage and consumer goods businesses. Andy’s functional expertise are deeply enrooted in senior sales, marketing, and finance search projects.

Examples of clients Andy has worked with during his search career include Unilever, Church & Dwight, Upfield Foods, Twinings, Silent Pool Distillers, Ecotone, Dunnhumby and Service Management Group. Andy has also partnered with a number of start-up businesses as well as family or founder-led organisations and mid-sized SME's.

  • The approach and initial discussion stood out as professional, knowledgeable and genuine. Andy knew the industry and wanted to find out what I was interested in to ensure he made some genuinely appealing suggestions.

    Candidate

  • The service and effort from Andy Scott was second to none, his communication and engagement was of the highest calibre and he ensured that all parties were happy with the outcome. Cannot recommend him highly enough. Great service.

    Candidate

  • Andy Scott is by far one of the best recruiters I have had the pleasure of working with. I will 100% recommend use Nigel Wright again, including when hiring candidates in my new role.

    Candidate

  • I had the absolute pleasure of working with Andy Scott. Andy is possibly the best recruiter I have worked with during my career - honest, reliable, kind, hardworking and just a genuinely lovely guy that really wants to help. I cannot thank him enough for all his help in getting me my dream job and would recommend him to anyone looking for a new role.

    Candidate

  • Andy Scott's ability to strike a great relationship was key to me taking an interest in the opportunity I was presented. Attributes such as great communication and reliability make Andy a top professional in this field.

    Candidate

  • I received a first class service from Andy Scott. He was courteous and engaging. The proactive approach was a breath of fresh air and made me feel confident in every step of the recruitment process. I would recommend Nigel Wright Group and particularly Andy Scott to anyone that is considering a career change. The role I find myself working in now is amazing and I may never have discovered it were it not for Andy's help, thank you!

    Candidate

  • It was my first time using a recruiter, and I couldn't have imagined a better experience. I feel really lucky to have worked with Andy Scott at Nigel Wright. He is obviously hugely knowledgeable about the FMCG industry and gave amazing advice and support throughout the whole application process. His communication was second to none and nothing was ever a problem, which made it really enjoyable and easy the whole way through. I can't recommend him enough and would do so to anyone looking for a career change.

    Candidate

  • I think from the start, Andy and Elizabeth were fantastic. Very communicative and took time to understand what I was looking for. It led to me getting a great role, which felt like a really good fit for all parties.

    Candidate

  • The communication and service I received from Andy and Nigel Wright was first class. They supported me throughout the process, had a strong knowledge of the business I was applying to and even supported to arrange travel and accommodation at the final stage of the interview.

    Candidate

  • Professional with a personal touch. Andy took the time to get to know me and to understand my needs to ensure a good match with that of the client's. I was kept informed in a timely manner throughout the process and at no point did I not know where we were at.

    Candidate