Industrial Executive Search – Nigel Wright Talent Experts

Specialist industrial executive search firm

Nigel Wright Group is one of the North’s leading professional executive recruitment agencies, with teams of specialists across the UK dedicated to talent acquisition in the industrial sectors. Our experienced consultants enjoy access to strong regional talent networks. They have a track record of success in hiring top candidates for key executive positions at a broad range of industrial companies.

Alongside CEOs, MDs, and other general leadership roles, we recruit executive opportunities across the sales, marketing, supply chain & procurement, engineering & manufacturing, HR, IT, and finance professions. We deliver permanent and interim search assignments and also offer talent mapping and succession planning recruitment support, related to wider business transformation projects.

To discuss your hiring needs and find out more about our industrial executive recruitment capabilities, please contact us directly or use the chat function below to talk with a member of our team. Prospective candidates currently considering their next career move are advised to send us a copy of their CVs in advance of a confidential conversation with a consultant.


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Our track record as an executive search consultancy for industrial talent

Some of our industrial sector talent partners include:

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Clients praise our industrial executive search expertise:

“Nigel Wright Group helped us recruit a new chief marketing officer. I appreciated the engagement and responsiveness throughout the process. The consultant took the time to understand the brief and always kept me appropriately informed of their activities in the market. This was an important senior hire for our business, and I am delighted with the resulting appointment.”
CEO, Cooke Optics

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“Excellent service, starting with an effort to understand our company and the business development director role, pragmatic advice on the best approach through to a good shortlist, and finally securing a great candidate. The consultant was professional but approachable; I particularly liked the openness and genuine feeling that the process was driven by my needs.”
CEO, Econic Technologies

“The team at Nigel Wright has been very successful in finding several high-calibre candidates for senior roles in our organisation. The consultants get the brief quickly, understand our business and only ever put forward candidates who will be a good fit. This works well for us and the candidates, and is ultimately what you want from recruiters.”
Managing Director UK & Ireland, Premier Tech

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“Paragon used Nigel Wright Group to help us identify a new director of commercial, a key appointment for us focused on taking our business to its next phase of growth and diversification. Myself and the leadership team are very happy with the friendly, professional and informed services delivered by the consultant during this critical search process.”
CEO, Paragon Rapid Technologies

“We received superb assistance from Nigel Wright’s consultant during this search process. They understood the brief and delivered against all aspects, as well as identifying some great candidates that gave us some superb options when choosing our new finance director. A highly recommended service. I will certainly be using Nigel Wright again in the future.”
Managing Director, VGC Group

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Searching for industrial executive search firms?

If you’re an industrial and manufacturing industry professional currently seeking a new job, or need recruitment assistance related to executive-level appointments, please contact our marketing team with details of your search requirements via the details below and we will respond on the same working day.

Newcastle Headquarters

Telephone: +44 (0)191 222 0770


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

Leeds Office

Telephone: +44 (0)113 524 1111


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

Manchester Office

Telephone: +44 (0)161 552 5027


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

Teesside Office

Telephone: +44 (0)1740 276 015


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

London Office

Telephone: +44 (0)204 551 9582


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