At Robert Half we pride ourselves on being advisors for emerging to middle market growth companies worldwide. As the retained executive search team of Robert Half, we help companies build superior leadership teams that enable profitability and create a sustainable competitive advantage. Our executive recruiters specialise in the search for and placement of executive leadership talent across a broad spectrum of functional areas and industry sectors.
Clients turn to us for executive recruitment services, including tightly defined executive-level and departmental leadership assignments comprising C-level (CEOs, Executive Directors, CFOs, COOs), technology, sales and marketing, legal and human resources across all industries.
Our success rate is attributed to our hands-on, consultative approach, personal attention and proven business processes. The depth of our expertise in executive recruitment is second to none. Through more than 1,000 searches made around the world, and based on high client recommendation ratings, Robert Half has been recognised in the top five on Forbes® list of America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms (2021).
Customised executive search process
We conduct extensive research to build a profile of your ideal executive.
We develop a handpicked pool of custom-matched executive talent.
You conduct back to back interviews of select, highly skilled executives.
You make your final selection, and we manage all recruitment and negotiation.
You hire an experienced, top-notch executive under an accelerated timeline.
Recent successful executive appointments:
- Chief Data Officer, Facilities Management
- Chief Executive Officer, Financial Services
- Chief Executive Officer, Not for Profit
- Chief Financial Officer, Chartered Membership Association
- Chief Investment Officer, Property
- Commercial Director, Technology
- Commercial Finance Director, Transport
- Communications Director, Maritime
- Director of Home Delivery, FMCG
- Director of Partnerships & Business Development, Technology
- Finance Director – Europe, Market Research
- Finance Director - Operations, Industrial
- Global CFO, Technology
- Group Finance Director, Retail
- Group Financial Controller, Retail
- Head of Marketing, Financial Services
- Head of Sales, Security
- Investor Relations Director, Manufacturing
- IT Audit Director, Automotive
- IT Director, Packaging
- Managing Director, Consultancy Services
- Operations Director, Shipping/Logistics
- Project Manager, Real Estate
- Sales Director, B2B
- Sales Director/Managing Director, Security
- Senior Manager, Financial Services
- Shared Services Director, Distribution
- Technology Director, Insurance
They actively searched nationally for the best fit for our organisation, conducted the necessary rigorous background checks and built a personalised, objective picture of each of the candidates alongside their CV’s which made our selection process both efficient and meaningful."
- Chairman of the Board, Police Credit Union
I found the Robert Half Executive Search approach very accurate, thorough and consistent. Both Tony and Eve kept me fully informed at every stage of the process, I found them extremely helpful, courteous and professional."
- Gary, Director of UK Operations
It was very easy to work with both Charlie and Eve. All meetings were set up with ease and followed up quickly to address any questions or concerns I had. I found them both to be highly professional and personable."
- Kate, Communications & External Affairs Director
The staff at Robert Half Executive Search took an interest in me, ensuring that I was right for the role. They were open to questions and happy to offer advice when asked."
- David, Chief Financial Officer
I felt Robert Half Executive Search was a trusted recruitment partner and really understand the client’s requirements. They are very easy to work with, just the right level of formality and discretion."
- Robert, IT Director
I found both Eve and Charlie extremely engaging and flexible. The entire process went very smoothly from my perspective. I would gladly recommend and work with them in the future."
- David, IT Audit Director
The Robert Half Executive Search approach and process was very straightforward with clear communications for prospective candidates."
- Adam, Group Financial Controller
Very easy to work with RHES – While it was a challenging search, I think we came away with a very good result. The insight into specific candidates was also very helpful in terms of understanding their capabilities, both technical and from a soft skill perspective.”
- VP Corporate Audit, LKQ Corporation / Euro Car Parts
Robert Half FTSE 100 CEO Tracker
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