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 Start-up)
  • CEO – Oxford (Wireless Start-up)
  • 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 Start-up)
  • Senior Security Architect - US/Europe (Global IC Supplier)
  • R&D Director - Paris (French Start-up)


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

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

Retained Search team

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    25 Mar 2021

  • How to Onboard a New Team Member Remotely

    19 Mar 2021

  • IR35 - Payroll Solution

    10 Mar 2021

  • Spirit Semiconductor expanding Theale headquarters

    24 Feb 2021

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