Consumer Executive Search – Nigel Wright Talent Experts

Leading specialist consumer executive search firm

Nigel Wright Group is Europe’s number one consumer packaged goods executive recruitment firm, with dedicated teams based in Newcastle, Teesside, Leeds, Manchester, and London supporting CPG companies across the UK and Ireland. Our experienced consultants are highly regarded in the industry for their strong executive-level networks and market-leading standards of customer service.

Alongside CEOs, MDs, and other generic leadership positions, we recruit C-suite and executive director roles across the sales, marketing, supply chain & procurement, engineering & manufacturing, HR, IT and finance professions. We can fulfil individual permanent and interim assignments, or help clients build entire leadership teams as part of larger transformation projects.

To discuss your hiring needs and find out more about our consumer goods executive search capabilities, please contact our marketing department directly or use the chat function below to talk with a member of our team. Prospective senior-level candidates currently exploring their next career move are advised to send us a copy of their CVs in advance of a confidential conversation.


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Our track record in consumer executive search

As the leading specialist consumer products recruitment firm, we’re proud to enjoy long-term relationships with some of the world’s most well-known brands. Our client portfolio is broad, though, and consists of start-ups and SMEs alongside multinational blue-chips. We partner with private equity firms too, as well as other organisations supporting the wider consumer sector.

We’ve completed critical talent acquisition projects at some of the following businesses:

Clients praise our executive-level consumer goods recruiting expertise

“We’ve used Nigel Wright to help us fill several leadership roles including a General Manager UK & Ireland, a CDO, and a VP Sales North America. It’s always a pleasure to work with their professional staff and I would highly recommend them for sourcing senior-level talent effectively. We will certainly continue using Nigel Wright’s recruitment services.” — Chief Executive Officer, BIBS

“Nigel Wright’s strong networks and consumer industry expertise helped us recruit two senior positions. I was impressed by the consultant’s attention to detail in trying to understand our business and culture, as well as the expectations of the two roles. Communication was excellent throughout the recruiting process, and we hired two great people.” — Managing Director, De'Longhi

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“Nigel Wright’s London team helped us to secure our first senior position in the US market. Having understood our company culture, heritage and DNA, the consultants delivered the right profiles with the right experience and fit with our business. Throughout the search process, the team was flexible, and service-minded, and made it an enjoyable and productive collaboration.” — CFO/COO, Maanesten

“The team at Nigel Wright have worked with Premier Foods for a number of years, and we're always impressed with their strong candidate networks and food industry knowledge. Their consultants’ recent handling of a head of digital executive search process was excellent, where they delivered a strong shortlist of top talent ahead of the agreed time.” — Human Resources Director, Premier Foods

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Searching for consumer products recruiting specialists?

If you require the services of a specialist consumer packaged goods recruiter, please contact our marketing team with details of your search requirements via the details below and we will respond on the same working day.

Our Newcastle office is the leading and largest recruitment agency in the North East with a dedicated team delivering CPG recruitment projects across the region. We also deliver CPG executive search across Yorkshire and the North West. Our London headquarters is the main office of Europe’s leading provider of executive search for consumer industry talent.

The leading and largest recruitment agency in the North East with a dedicated team delivering CPG recruitment projects across the region.

Newcastle Office

Telephone: +44 (0)191 222 0770


Address: Lloyds Court, 78 Grey Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6AF, United Kingdom

Teesside Office

Telephone: +44 (0)1740 276 015


Address: Wynyard Park House, Wynyard Avenue, Billingham, TS22 5TB, United Kingdom

Delivering CPG executive search services across Yorkshire and the North West.

Manchester Office

Telephone: +44 (0)161 552 5027


Address: The Lincoln, Lincoln Square, Brazennose Street, Manchester, M2 5AD

Leeds Office

Telephone: +44 113 524 1111


Address: 6 Wellington Place, Leeds, LS1 4AP, United Kingdom

Main office of Europe’s leading provider of executive search for consumer industry talent.

London Office

Telephone: +44 (0)204 551 9582


Address: 9 Appold Street, London, EC2A 2AP, United Kingdom