Food Recruitment – US Food Industry Talent Experts

Leading specialist food industry recruiters

Nigel Wright Group is a leading specialist food industry recruitment agency operating in the USA and Europe. We work with a broad range of food companies that leverage our extensive networks to hire executive-level talent. Clients benefit from our consultants’ combined discipline and sector expertise, an aspect of our service that gives us a unique advantage over other food sector recruitment firms.

Food industry executive recruiters

We identify and attract top talent for key senior roles in the food industry. This includes all C-suite positions (CEO, COO, CFO, etc.), as well as other leadership opportunities in sales, marketing, supply chain, procurement, engineering, manufacturing, IT, human resources, and finance. Our consultants also support food company clients with employer branding, talent mapping and succession projects.

To discuss your hiring needs and find out more about our food manufacturing and food distribution executive search services, please contact us directly or use the chat function below to talk with a member of our support team. Prospective candidates wishing to stay informed about the latest food industry jobs should send us their CVs for review and follow us on relevant social media channels.


Are you recruiting?

Chat with our experts now via Live Chat or email us
with your requirements using this link and we'll
respond the same working day.

Our track record as food industry headhunters

As a specialist food recruitment company, we’re proud to represent food businesses of all sizes. Our client portfolio consists of start-ups, SMEs, and multinational conglomerates active in US and European markets. Some of the well-known companies that have and continue to use our food manufacturing recruitment and executive search services include the following well-known brands:

Saputo logo Del Monte logo  

Clients praise our food executive recruitment capabilities

A commitment to continuous improvement is a key reason why our Net Promoter Score (NPS), the internationally recognised metric for determining levels of customer satisfaction, positions us amongst the best organisations worldwide and ahead of other food industry executive recruiters for customer loyalty. The type of feedback we receive from our clients helps to reinforce the NPS data:

“I have enjoyed a very positive experience using Nigel Wright Group to hire senior sales and marketing talent. Critically, I feel my objectives and aspirations have been recognised, understood and actively considered. Communication through processes has been first class and proactive, resulting in increased candidate interest in opportunities.” - General Manager UK & Ireland, Birds Eye

“Bonduelle has used Nigel Wright Group to hire several senior sales, marketing and supply chain positions across the Nordics, Italy, Spain, and France. Relevant candidates are presented to us, interviews are professionally arranged, and candidates are given the necessary information. We are always happy to recommend Nigel Wright’s services.” - Managing Director UK & Nordics, Bonduelle

“Having worked with Nigel Wright Group at a previous company, they were the obvious choice to help me recruit Sales Director and Commercial Director positions for our UK and French business units, when I joined Del Monte. It’s always a pleasure to work with their search experts who offer an excellent service and consistently identify top-tier candidates.” - European Director, Del Monte 

Del Monte logo

“FrieslandCampina has used Nigel Wright Group to recruit several permanent and interim sales and commercial roles including our Commercial Director and various interim Key Account Management positions. The consultants that I have personally dealt with have all been very competent and reliable operators, who are actively involved in the search process.” - HR Director, FrieslandCampina

“Kellogg’s has worked with Nigel Wright Group in The Benelux, France, and Denmark. I approached them for help in hiring a senior marketing position for my team. This person would direct all of our category management and product introduction projects for retail customers in The Netherlands. The lead consultant left a great impression on me.” - Business Unit Director Netherlands, Kellogg's

Kelloggs logo

“Mars considers Nigel Wright Group to be one of its main talent acquisition partners in Europe. They have hired senior sales, marketing and operations people for our business units in the UK, France, Spain, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, and The Netherlands including Country Director, Corporate Affairs Director, and Chief Engineer positions.”  - Global Talent Acquisition Director, Mars

“Nigel Wright Group has helped us hire various senior-level roles in different areas of our business, including Head of Marketing and Head of Technical positions. We usually provide their search consultants with very specific and difficult briefs and are always delighted by the account management and sourcing of very strong candidates shortlists.” - Talent Acquisition Manager, Saputo 

Saputo logo

Searching for food industry executive recruiters or executive search food industry?

If you require the services of a specialist headhunter for food industry executive talent, please contact our marketing department via the email address below. A member of our team will direct your enquiry to the most appropriate consultant.

Email: with details of your search requirements and we will respond on the same working day.

Food Industry Executive Recruiters

United States Office

Telephone: (929) 564-5988


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