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Executive Recruitment Agency — Nigel Wright Group

Executive recruitment in London, the North East, Cumbria and Yorkshire

As a leading senior executive recruitment agency in the UK, we search and select senior domestic and international executives for key strategic roles. Our UK teams operate from London, Newcastle upon Tyne and Teesside and offer executive recruitment services for permanent and interim positions.

Our market leading executive search team’s primary focus is C-Level, General Management, Senior Management, Commercial, Finance & Financial Services, Marketing & Digital Marketing, Human Resources and Operations Directors. They also recruit strategic management and specialist advisor roles at local, regional and group level.

As a world class executive search firm and senior management recruitment agency, we have a proven track record in executive level recruitment, talent pool and succession plan solutions. Our industry leading consultants are highly skilled at identifying and engaging non active job seekers or passive candidates. We work closely with private and public sector organisations and leading global brands to build capability in domestic and overseas markets.

Some of the more recent senior level and board level executive roles we have placed include:

  • Managing Director - Blaze Wear
  • Financial Director - Barbour
  • IT Director - Barbour
  • Commercial Director - Greencore
  • Operations Director - Taylors of Harrogate
  • International Director - Taylors of Harrogate
  • Commercial Director - Daloon
  • Operations Director - Bettys
  • Plant Director - Alpro

Typical executive roles we recruit for include:

  • CEO (Chief Executive Officer)
  • CIO (Chief Information Officer)
  • COO (Chief Operating Officer)
  • CMO (Chief Marketing Officer)
  • CFO (Chief Financial Officer)
  • GM (General Manager)
  • VP (Vice President)
  • MD (Managing Director)
  • NED (Non Executive Director)
  • Plant Director
  • Supply Chain Director
  • Operations Director
  • Sales Director/Commercial Director
  • Marketing Director
  • IT Director
  • HR Director
  • Finance Director

Client quotes

“We initially approached three executive search agencies to discuss a Finance Director vacancy at The Port of Blyth. It had been a long time since we had recruited leadership talent. We needed to ensure we got the right person.

We selected Nigel Wright because of its long-standing reputation. The recruitment firm offers expertise, a robust search process and excellent service and commitment within the public and private sectors. We were also impressed by the lead consultant’s market knowledge and offer of an ‘added value’ approach.

This was a challenging assignment. We needed an FD with a unique skill set. They required a ‘cultural’ affinity with the leadership team and management team. Understanding of our ways of working and business model were important too.

Nigel Wright presented a wide range of strong candidates who matched what we were looking for. The documentation submitted helped inform our interview process. Consultants worked hard to meet a very tight schedule and demonstrated a complete understanding of our business needs.”

Martin Lawlor, Chief Executive at Port of Blyth


“I’ve worked with Richard Morgan on several senior executive appointments at IHC over the last few years. We've enjoyed a lot of long term success using Nigel Wright's recruitment services. 

Richard has taken the time to understand our business and its needs and got to know the people in our organisation.  This means he always knows, exactly, the required personalities of the individuals we want. All the operational and strategic requirements of the roles he’s working on are met.

His communication is excellent too and a good fit for how we like to work. He doesn’t bombard us with calls and emails, but rather asks our preference for how and when we want communication. He then sticks to that agreement.

The responsiveness is great, he keeps me up to date. The progress of an assignment is always clear. It's an all-round professional service.

Richard takes the pressure off the recruitment process. His shortlists always contain qualified candidates and 'top talent' individuals who fit our requirements.

We rarely need to ask for additional candidates or to review longlists again. Our shortlists always include the leading talent in the market. Our most recent appointment was for a new Financial Director. The successful candidate has offered IHC a breadth of industry experience, adding value to our business.

If you need an executive recruitment agency in London, the North East, Cumbria or Yorkshire, I'd highly recommend NIgel Wright Group."

Jane Hudson, ‎HR Manager at IHC Engineering Business Ltd


Contact us

To discuss your executive hiring needs, the job market, your job search or next career opportunity please contact our executive search recruitment team. Our Executive Search Consultants are based in our London (UK), Newcastle (UK) and Teesside (UK) offices. Or you can view our executive jobs or submit your CV.

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