CIO Executive Search – Nigel Wright Talent Experts

Specialist CIO executive search firm

Nigel Wright Group is an IT and technology executive search specialist with over 35 years of experience hiring chief information officers and other IT and technology leadership positions for a broad range of UK-based organisations. Clients and candidates value our combined discipline and sector expertise, alongside our consultants’ access to strong regional and national talent networks.

As a specialist IT and technology executive search firm, we have experienced consultants in all of our UK offices offering expertise in a variety of strategic areas. They include CIO roles, as well as chief operating officer (COO), chief technology officer (CTO), chief information security officer (CISO), chief digital officer (CDO) and other IT, technology and digital transformation leadership positions.

To discuss your hiring needs and find out more about our CIO executive recruitment capabilities, please contact us directly or use the chat function below to talk with a member of our team. Candidates can find all of the latest chief information officer jobs on our vacancies page and are encouraged to send us a copy of their CVs in advance of a confidential career conversation.


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Our track record in chief information officer recruitment

We’re proud to deliver critical IT and technology talent acquisition projects across the UK. Our client portfolio consists of start-ups, SMEs and multinational companies operating in the consumer, industrial, professional services, digital & technology, and private equity sectors. We also partner with charities, housing associations, health and education providers, and government departments.

Our teams have recruited CIOs and other IT and technology leaders at some of the following organisations:

Clients praise our CIO Executive Search expertise:

“ColArt has a group agreement in place with Nigel Wright for senior appointments. So, naturally, we sought their help in finding a new IT director, responsible for top-level management and implementation of our IT strategy. The consultant who led the search was very professional and provided a good shortlist of candidates for us to interview for the vacancy.”
Group CFO, ColArt

“We engaged Nigel Wright to help us identify a new CIO. Their consultant was very attentive and the service that we received from them was professional and prompt. We were pleased with the calibre of candidates shortlisted for the role and based on this experience, I would have no hesitation in recommending Nigel Wright and using them again in the future.”
HR Director, Connect Health

“Our organisation required a new CIO, a key role focused on developing our IT strategy while managing and maintaining an effective IT function to meet the Society’s current and future requirements. Nigel Wright’s consultant provided a first-class service while demonstrating their experience and skill in delivering senior-level search projects.”
CEO, The Veterinary Defence Society

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