Executive Jobs UK – Nigel Wright Group

Find consumer and FMCG industry executive director jobs in London and the UK

For over 30 years, Nigel Wright has supported market-leading consumer brands and manufacturers in identifying and attracting executive talent. As Europe’s largest specialist FMCG executive search firm, we represent several exciting c-level and executive jobs at UK firms each year. Candidates benefit from our strong industry knowledge and networks, as well as access to our portfolio of clients within the following sectors:

If you’re interested in discussing your next c-level, managing director, or other Board level career move, please contact us directly. All of the latest executive jobs at UK companies can be found on our vacancies page.

Our track record in executive appointments

During the last two decades, we have placed over 820 people in executive jobs at UK consumer and FMCG industry firms. Some of our notable placements include:

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Hiring executive jobs requires the highest levels of customer service

We use the international Net Promotor Score (NPS) metric to measure our customer service performance. Our current NPS positions us in the top percentile of companies worldwide for customer service delivery. As well as asking candidates to rate the service they received, we gather their feedback too at each stage of the search process to ensure that our high standards are being met by consultants across our business. This feedback is collected and analysed each month and informs consultants appraisals as well as regular training programs for employees at all levels. This rigorous approach is yet another reason why we’re considered a market-leading firm in our specialist areas.

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Here’s what some successful executive-level candidates said about the service they received from Nigel Wright:

“This was a good quality contact from the start. The consultant provided timely feedback, and showed tenacity in chasing and following up during the process.”
Candidate placed as CEO of BFP Wholesale

“Nigel Wright is an outstanding search firm in a very crowded marketplace.”
Candidate placed as Managing Director at Dawnfresh Seafoods

“The consultant was extremely supportive throughout the interview process, which made a potentially stressful process surprisingly enjoyable. Their constructive feedback following the interviews was very much appreciated and valued.”
Candidate placed as Chief Operating Officer at Ultralight Outdoor Gear

“I received an excellent professional service with very good communication provided throughout the process.”
Candidate placed as Operations Director EMEA at Newell Brands

Searching for executive jobs at UK companies?

Our office network covers the whole of the UK. Please note that if you’re searching for executive jobs using any of the following expressions, a Member of our Team can assist you:

Find out what you are worth

The Nigel Wright UK Consumer Sector Salaries Report is a popular resource for FMCG industry executives. Our latest edition is now available to download and contains a detailed overview of the salaries commanded at Executive and Board Level.

If you want to know the latest remuneration trends for CEO, Chief Supply Chain Officer, Chief Procurement Officer, Chief Operating Officer, and Managing Director roles, as well as key Executive Director positions within Marketing, Sales, and Support, please access and download a copy of the report here.

The power of a ‘no silos’ approach

With an established and integrated network of executive consultants and research teams, fluent in multiple languages, Nigel Wright has a unique offering in today’s market. We have built a vast amount of internal knowledge of our specialist sectors and disciplines, which continues to grow as we embark on new projects.

Our business also has no country restrictions and offers candidates and clients a national and global approach to search, by utilising teams across our network of offices, who work together to get the best results.

Nigel Wright is truly international, however, the business takes pride in being effective at the local level, within the countries and regions in which it operates. For Nigel Wright’s candidates, this means they have the benefit of the ‘no silos’ approach - once a candidate is identified and registered on the database they can be immediately represented in any of our markets across Europe and beyond.

This kind of seamless operating model isn’t prevalent among multinational executive search firms. Nigel Wright’s deep knowledge of its chosen markets, desire to deliver and ‘one team’ approach to sharing knowledge and information, means that the business is often selected as a search partner ahead of its competitors.

Executive Search in or outside Europe always requires exceptional market intelligence and Nigel Wright has consistently shown an ability to quickly understand territories and establish relevant networks to get results for its clients, retaining excellent standards of customer service.

Having the capacity to effectively source talent either ‘on the ground’ or bring in the best talent from around the world is essential to support our clients’ growth.

To discuss your executive job search please contact a member of our team.

If you’re seeking opportunities to join UK based Consumer and FMCG companies in executive-level roles, you can view our latest opportunities here or contact us directly.