Executive search case study:

Recruiting the Head of Investor Relations for a large financial services company.

Our objective:

To secure an expert Head of Investor Relations for a large Financial Services company, 3 months prior to an IPO.

Client:

  • Soon-to-be FTSE 250 business
  • Headquartered in UK
  • Urgent and immediate requirement to engage with potential institutional investors

Target:

  • Proven Investor Relations professional
  • Excellent track record in financial services
  • Strong intelligence
  • Clear understanding of procedures and regulations around an IPO
  • Ability to integrate seamlessly with senior management team
  • Immediately available
  • Willingness to take a contract offered for just 6 months

Search plan:

In-depth conversations with industry bodies and organizations across both London’s financial and IR sectors through a concerted, comprehensive and confidential telephone campaign.

  • Rapid identification of key experts in their field
  • Simultaneous checks on availability

Outcome:

  • A short list of 3 candidates presented within 2 weeks
  • New Head of Investor Relations at his desk just 14 days later
  • 3 months on, and Chief Executive delighted with contribution

Contact us today.

Testimonial Quote Mark

We are delighted. Ed is a great fit with our senior management team and is fulfilling his brief plus much more. Thank you again for securing such a high quality recruit, particularly given the specialist nature of the role and the time constraints we asked you to work to. Proof your process works if you ever needed it.

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