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Chris Kent

Managing Consultant
Senior and Director Commercial Appointments
Office: Teesside

Chris leads the Nigel Wright B2B sales and marketing specialism from our Wynyard office in Teesside. He joined Nigel Wright in 2015 following 10 years in the industry, to be part of the new management team to set up the Nigel Wright Teesside office. Chris is a part of the Management Team of the Nigel Wright Northern Regional Business and has a personal focus on senior and director level commercial appointments for B2B clients. Chris predominantly provides retained searches for niche and sector specific appointments with regional, national and international remits.

His expertise is in supporting CEOs, MDs and Sales / Commercial / Marketing Directors successfully grow their teams to drive profitable business growth and he has experience working with owner managed SMEs, privately owned national / global corporate groups and subsidiaries, listed companies and private equity backed organisations.

The sectors that Chris works with include:

• Oil and Gas
• Defence and Aerospace
• Engineering
• Manufacturing
• Chemical and Pharmaceutical
• Construction
• Transport / Logistics / Distribution
• Packaging
• Print and Direct Mail
• IT / Technology
• Public Sector – Commercial Strategic Environments

The roles that Chris typically runs searches for include:

• Managing Director / Business Unit Director / Commercial General Manager
• Sales Director / Head of Sales
• Commercial Director / Head of Commercial / Commercial Manager
• Marketing Director / Head of Marketing
• Account Director / Senior Account Manager
• Head of Product Management / Product Manager
• Sales Manager / Senior Business Development Manager
• Bid / Proposal / Tender Management
• Digital Director / Head of Digital / Digital Marketing Manager
• Customer Service Director / Head of Customer Service