retained search


Our retained search model is more efficient and more cost-effective than traditional executive search. 

We have an impressive track record of successful senior appointments across technical and commercial disciplines, covering management, VP and CxO level.

When we engage with you on a new brief our prior market knowledge means that a) we know the right questions to ask and b) the 'research phase' is already well underway. Our comprehensive multi-stage search process will deliver thoroughly vetted executives who make the right lasting impression on your company - with one key difference: our fee structure is more weighted towards success than traditional models. Recent examples include:

  • VP Machine Learning - Paris (AI Startup)
  • CEO – Oxford (Wireless Startup)
  • VP US Sales - Silicon Valley (Global IC Company)
  • GM – Munich (US Components Supplier)
  • VP Engineering - Germany (Blue Chip Semis)
  • MD - South East, UK (US Int'l Software Company)
  • Asia GM - Shenzhen (European IC Supplier)
  • CEO - Cambridge (Wireless Software Startup)
  • Senior Security Architect - US/Europe (Global IC Supplier)
  • R&D Director - Paris (French Startup)


It’s our expertise and extensive networks that enable us to identify top performing Directors, VPs and C-suite candidates quickly and discreetly.

We employ precise market mapping and screening techniques across the sectors in which we're embedded.

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