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Executive Search

Our executive search specialists assist you in finding your next CxO, Director or Head of Department

Executive Search | Find your Next Leader: CxO, Director, Head of Department, Senior Management

Executive Search

In an ever-evolving economic climate, having the right leadership has never been more crucial to your business. When thinking about hiring within your executive team, the pressure is firmly on!

No matter the stage of your business, having talented leaders steering the ship can be the difference between success and failure, and getting this process wrong is both costly and time consuming.  

With over 25 years of experience in senior-level recruitment, we understand the stakes and have consistently been the agency of choice for companies seeking exceptional leaders to propel their business to the next level. From C-suite executives to specialist departmental leaders across HR, Finance, Commercial, Technical, Marketing and Industrial sectors we can help you attract the right people first time.

Our priority is getting to know you and your business. We collaborate closely with you to define your strategic business goals, cultural fit, key competencies, and experience requirements. By concentrating on building long-standing business relationships, we ensure that we provide a seamless extension to your recruitment processes.

Our consultants are leaders in their own right - established, knowledgeable and qualified across both recruitment and HR. Our extensive experience and insightful approach builds trust across both candidates and clients, enabling us to attract and match the best talent available.

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​Partnering with a professional executive recruiter can help reduce your time to hire and increase the probability of finding the right candidate. Here's how a professional executive search can help:


Research | Business Culture & Skills Requirement


Global Reach | Narrow Search


Shortlisting | Competency Assessment


Selection & Offer | Negotiation Management


On-boarding | Post Placement Care

Search for All Business Functions

Smith & Reed have experience recruiting Heads of Department and business leaders for all functions, whether its Accounts & Finance, Human Resources, Sales & Marketing or Operations, our specialists can help find your next leader:

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Accounts & Finance

CFO | Finance Manager |
Financial Controller

Human Resources (HR)

CHRO | Head of People |
HR Director

Sales & Marketing

CMO | Sales Director |
Head of Marketing

IT & Tech

CTO | Head of IT | CIO |
Director of IT

Research & Development

CRDO | R&D Director |
Head of Product Development


COO | Operations Director | Production Manager

Your Business Goals in Mind

We appreciate that your ideal candidate will largely depend on your current situation. Smith & Reed can help find the right candidate to help your business overcome your unique challenges. Whether you are succession planning, looking to replace a member on your board, promoting diversity and cultural changes, or looking for a charismatic leader to drive change and innovation, we can help.

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Meet your Executive Search Specialists​

All of our specialists have over 15 years experience within the talent acquisition & executive search sector. Each of our specialists are experts within their industry, and have extensive knowledge of their market.

Director of Smith & Reed Recruitment and Permanent Recruitment Specialist Rebecca Richardson

Rebecca Richardson CertRP
Director | Recruitment Specialist

Call: 07966 092 124


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Director of Smith & Reed Recruitment and Permanent Recruitment Specialist Danielle Hubbard Assoc CIPD

Danielle Hubbard Assoc CIPD
Director | Recruitment Specialist

Call: 07718 070 092


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Ryan Mitchell

Recruitment Specialist | Tech Division

Call: 07961 873310



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