Leading international executive search firm

At Robert Half Executive Search we pride ourselves on being advisors for emerging to middle market growth companies worldwide. As the retained executive search division 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 Executive Search has been recognised in the top five on Forbes® list of America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms (April 2019).

Customised executive search process

Client Kick Off

We conduct extensive research to build a profile of your ideal executive.

Candidate Development

We develop a handpicked pool of custom-matched executive talent.

Streamlined Search Process

You conduct back to back interviews of select, highly skilled executives.


Final Interview Stage

You make your final selection, and we manage all recruitment and negotiation.

Search Conclusion

You hire an experienced, top-notch executive under an accelerated timeline.

To find out more about our executive search recruitment services or executive opportunities in your area, please contact your local Executive Search consultant on 020 3897 8810 or fill in our form.

Hear what our customers say about executive search

Recent successful executive appointments:

  • Chief Executive Officer, Not for Profit
  • Chief Executive Officer, Financial Services
  • Chief Financial Officer, Chartered Membership Association
  • Chief Data Officer, Facilities Management
  • Chief Investment Officer, Property
  • Finance Director – Europe, Market Research
  • Operations Director, Shipping/Logistics
  • Sales Director, B2B
  • IT Director, Packaging
  • Commercial Director, Technology
  • Commercial Finance Director, Transport
  • Communications Director, Maritime
  • Finance Director - Operations, Industrial
  • IT Audit Director, Automotive
  • Shared Services Director, Manufacturing/Distribution

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