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Industry Expertise

Through more than 20 retained executive search practice areas of industry, functional and geographic specialization, our clients have direct access to individual as well as institutional knowledge and experience of our firm’s extraordinary recruiting professionals.

Our focus and specialization to your industry, makes us uniquely qualified to service your search and recruiting needs.

Hunt Executive Search provides specialized expertise in consumer goods - Hiring talent in fast moving consumer goods.

Fast Moving Consumer Goods is a unique blend of multi-national companies including Procter & Gamble, Unilever, Nestle, Pepsico, Coke as well as a menagerie of public and private, large and small companies that operate globally.

Assignments for clients serving fast moving consumer goods markets represent a wide spectrum of industries, including Personal Care / HBA, OTC & Rx Healthcare Products, Food & Beverage, Specialty Chemical & Household Products.

We recruit for positions in General Management, Sales, Marketing, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, R&D, Purchasing and Finance. We also conduct a significant number of searches for Board of Directors and C level positions within the practice.

We frequently are called upon to conduct marketing-related assignments for clients in other industries where targeted marketing with world class consumer products expertise has assumed strategic importance; these industries have included financial services, healthcare and technology.

Sectors include:

  • Personal Care
  • Household & Automotive
  • Food & Beverage
  • Nutritional
  • OTC Pharmaceuticals
  • Consumer Durables
Hunt Executive Search brings deep expertise to the following sectors:

  • Pharmaceutical
  • Biotechnology
  • Health Services
  • Medical Devices

Our clients include multi-national corporations, medium sized businesses, emerging companies and start-ups. Our search projects include Board appointments and leadership positions in all functions and disciplines, including general management, commercial & business development, regulatory, clinical affairs and R&D. We work with a relatively small number of key clients in order to minimize off-limits problems. We have practice specialists serving key locations throughout North America, Europe and Asia.

The expanding role and responsibilities of professional services providers calls for experienced senior-level talent to sustain growth and competitive advantage in many areas, including:

  • Management Consulting (strategy, organization, operations)
  • Private Equity
  • Venture Capital
  • Investment Banking
  • Information technology consulting
  • Technology services (SI, BPO, outsourcing)
  • Human resources services (actuarial, benefits, organizational)
  • Advisory services (audit, tax, risk and related) among many others

Our consultants have extensive experience serving these complex businesses around the globe. We conduct executive-level assignments for portfolio companies in all industries. We also recruit senior investment professionals and administrative positions such as chief operating officer and chief financial officer for private equity firms themselves. Our clients range from large independent firms, to direct investment arms of major financial institutions, to small industry-focused boutiques. Search assignments for select late-stage venture capital firms or other firms with direct investment activities are also undertaken by our practice.

Our Diversified Industrials Group services a wide variety of industries and represent both old line companies and emerging market companies. Many industries would benefit from the world class talent we represent or may choose Hunt Executive Search because of our expert knowledge in Diversified Industrials.

The global industrial marketplace is undergoing a historic transformation spurred by exciting new advancements in technology, the powerful growth of emerging markets, accelerating innovation and the growing complexity of supply chains serving customers in every region of the world.Never has the need for innovative, global and experienced executive leadership been in more demand but also in such short supply. In virtually every region of the world organizations are now challenged with the issues of talent acquisition, retention, succession and development like never before.

Our work encompasses a wide variety of functions and levels, with nearly 40 percent of our work including C-level posts such as Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer and the balance being key functional EVP/SVP/VP leaders.

Sectors Include:

  • Automotive
  • Building Products & Services
  • Aviation, Aerospace & Defense
  • Basic Materials
  • Diversified Manufacturing
  • Energy/Oil & Gas
  • Industrial/Transportation Services
  • Packaging Services
  • Specialty & Industrial Chemicals
Technological advances, globalization and the Internet are reshaping the rules in today’s consumer products & services market, demanding exceptional talent at the top. Success often requires rethinking the strategies that drive customer, employee and investor relationships as well as the value chain itself: Designing, manufacturing, purchasing, marketing, merchandising, selling and delivering goods and services.

With our quest for excellence and entrepreneurial spirit, Hunt Executive Search has helped countless consumer products and services organizations select the management and professional talent they need to achieve their goals. We can demonstrate a successful track record across the marketplace, from traditional global manufacturing companies and worldwide retail brands to virtual international marketing entities. With Partners in 30 countries, and global functional vertical experts, we have the global experience, knowledge and commitment needed to secure exceptional talent in the demanding Retail sector.

  • The Retail Practice covers all global retailing activity; our clients include traditional store multiples and department stores, multi-channel operations, on-line retailers, mail order and TV shopping channels, covering food, apparel and general merchandise. We are expert at recruiting both executive and non-executive board members, and senior management across the full range of retail functional disciplines. Typically these include Store Operations, Buying, Merchandising and Marketing, as well as Finance, Supply Chain, IT, HR and Corporate Communications.
  • Our work encompasses not only executive search but also talent scouting and succession planning.
  • Our search partners each bring many years experience of senior level recruitment in the retail sector and have worked on numerous cross border assignments for multi-national businesses. We are flexible and approach every assignment with imagination and initiative.
man-791049eCommerce has become an important tool for small and large businesses worldwide, not only to sell to customers, but also to engage them.

In 2012, eCommerce sales topped $1 trillion for the first time in history.

Mobile devices are playing an increasing role in the mix of eCommerce. This is also commonly called mobile commerce, or m-commerce. A 2014 study estimated that purchases made on mobile devices will make up 25% of the market by 2017.

For traditional businesses, research shows that information technology and cross-border e-commerce presents an opportunity for the rapid development and growth of enterprises. Many companies have invested enormous volume of investment in mobile applications. The DeLone and McLean Model stated that 3 perspectives contribute to a successful e-business

  • Information system quality
  • Service quality
  • Users satisfaction.

There is no limit of time and space. There are more opportunities to reach out to customers around the world. More opportunities to cut down on unnecessary intermediate links. Successful eCommerce strategies reduce the costs of business, and can benefit from “one on one” large customer data analysis to achieve a high degree of personal customization. Our strategic eCommerce planning can enhance the core competitiveness of your company.