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About our Consumer Division


Overview

Consumer & FMCG specialists

Nigel Wright is the largest specialist recruiter for the consumer & FMCG sector and has supported many of the world’s leading consumer companies as a preferred talent partner on both a local and global level for nearly 30 years. We have over 100 international consultants communicating to the market on a daily basis.

Nigel Wright specialises in the appointment of commercial and operations professionals for national and international consumer products and services companies. We understand the differences between premium and luxury, on and off trade, retail and wholesale, chilled and ambient, high street and high end and this means we find you people that will immediately understand your business.

In the company’s last financial year (2015-2016), Nigel Wright’s consumer division had an impressive Net Promoter Score (NPS) of 45%, following submissions from over 900 clients and candidates. NPS is a global management tool that can be used to gauge the loyalty of a firm’s customer relationships. Analysis of other B2B providers indicated that a Net Promoter Score of 30+% means you are largely seen as ‘unique’ by your customers.

Click below to view the full range of specialisms that we cover within the consumer & FMCG sectors.

 

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Our clients

Nigel Wright has been instrumental in developing the talent framework behind many of the best known consumer brands. Our consumer industry division works alongside small family businesses as well as global leading blue-chip companies, supporting them in the selection and development of talent.

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Notable placements

We have made 1,323 placements within the consumer sector in the last three years. Examples of these include:

  • Operations Director - EMEA - Yankee Candle
  • Brand Director - Hovis Ltd
  • Head of Digital/E-commerce - Premier Foods
  • Global Marketing Director - Tuborg - Carlsberg UK
  • Head of Research - Boots UK
  • Brand Trade Marketing Manager Sweden - Innocent Ltd
  • Managing Director of Spain - Red Bull
  • HR Director Algeria - Heineken
  • Sales Director - Mars
  • VP Sales EMEA The North Face - VP Corporation
  • Regional Sales Manager - Skechers
  • Brand Manager - Dananino - Danone
  • Logistics Manager Northern & Central Europe - Barilla
  • Supply Chain Manager - Kerry Foods
  • Product Manager, Innovation - Orkla Foods
  • National Account Manager - Del Monte

 

Consumer knowledge & expertise

As a specialist in the consumer sector, Nigel Wright regularly produces reports, magazines and updates focused on the consumer products and consumer services industries. Nigel Wright also produces annual Consumer Sector Salary Surveys for the international markets that we operate within. Working with some of the biggest brands in the consumer sector gives us access to highly influential individuals within the industry, allowing us to showcase key expertise and knowledge through our interviews and thought leadership articles.

 

   

 

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Consumer events

We host and attend a variety of consumer focused events. A selection of these events include:
  • Business leaders' suppers
  • Discounters & Grocers: Winning in the heat of battle
  • Directors' dinners

 

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Our consumer team

With an innovative and entrepreneurial approach to solving talent requirements, Nigel Wright’s specialist consumer sector consultants thrive in this highly competitive recruitment market. They are committed to delivering a quality service; most have an industry background and all have significant experience dealing with key companies in your sector.

Click below to see our specialist consumer consultants.

 

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