COO Recruitment & Executive Search – Nigel Wright Group

COO recruitment and executive search specialists

Nigel Wright Group supports the US consumer industry with our specialist COO recruitment executive search services. As Europe’s number one consumer products executive search firm, European brands and manufacturers also leverage our North American networks to secure COO executive talent in the US market. Our clients typically operate in the following 9 sectors:

The Chief Operating Officer (COO) is a critical position on any senior management team. Working closely with the different department heads, they take responsibility for the daily operations of a company allowing the Chief Executive to focus on long-term strategic areas. COOs offer firms exceptional leadership capabilities alongside a broad range of cross-functional skills.

Top COO executives are hard to find. But our consultants’ combined sector and discipline expertise, together with their strong executive-level networks, are key reasons why we succeed in identifying and attracting operations leaders for our clients. To discuss hiring a COO role at your company, please contact us directly or use the chat function below.


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Our track record for COO recruitment and executive search

As a COO recruitment firm, we’re proud to support a broad range of companies with COO and general executive management talent acquisition. Our client portfolio consists of start-ups, SMEs, multinational conglomerates and other organizations operating in the wider consumer industry. Some of the well-known brands and manufacturers we work with include:

Monster logoBeam Suntory logoMars logoDuvel logoHusqvarna logoSkechers logoWahoo Fitness logoFormica logoHenkel logoYankee Candle logoDanone logoEstee Lauder logoBerghaus logoThe Bountiful Company logo

Praise for our COO recruitment and executive search expertise

We regularly survey our clients and candidates and use their feedback to inform ongoing training and development for consultants at all levels of our business. This commitment to continuous improvement is a key reason why our Net Promoter Score (NPS) positions us among the best companies, worldwide, for customer service delivery.

The feedback that we receive from clients reinforces the data:

We work exclusively with Nigel Wright at an international level. They have successfully completed several assignments for us in the UK, USA and Europe. I have never experienced a better-quality search process.
HR Director, Duvel Moortgat

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The relationships we enjoy with the consultants, their local knowledge and the firm’s reputation are key reasons why we continue to work with Nigel Wright Group across several strategic territories.
HR Director, Formica

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Nigel Wright is one of the main firms we use for executive search. Their consultants offer a great understanding of our needs and our culture, as well as local talent markets.
Head of Talent Acquisition, Mars

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Nigel Wright Group was highly recommended to us, and we have since enjoyed a positive collaboration with the business on several executive recruitment projects.
Managing Director Northern Europe, Husqvarna

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Nigel Wright is an excellent executive search firm with great headhunters that consistently find qualified candidates for critical roles at our business.
European Human Resources Director, Skechers

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Using an established firm like Nigel Wright gave us a ‘stamp of legitimacy’ in the European market. They provided a customized, rigorous, and professional recruitment process that gave us peace of mind that no stone was left unturned.
Vice President, Wahoo Fitness

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“The team at Nigel Wright clearly understands our business and are very questioning and challenging in their approach, as well as candid about our options. They enable us to select from a strong field of high caliber candidates.”
Interim Director, The Bountiful Company

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“Nigel Wright’s consultants offer a professional service throughout the executive search process. They are easy to work with and always available when I need them.”
Director of Human Resources, Yankee Candle

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Searching for COO recruitment and executive search expertise?

With 12 offices across 8 European countries and operational capabilities in the USA, the Middle East and Asia, Nigel Wright Group is the perfect global executive search partner. To discuss your hiring needs and find out more about how we can identify top leaders for your business, please contact one of our consultants via the details below.

United States Office

Telephone: (929) 564-5988


Address: 353 Lexington Avenue, 4th Floor, Suite 400, New York, NY, US 10016