The Harvey Nash Consumer Practice focuses on identifying and securing the finest leaders across all functional areas: CEO, General Management, Finance, Operations & Supply Chain, Commercial and Human Resources. Our client base is diverse, with a concentration on supporting privately owned businesses, whether they are Private Equity, Family or Cooperative in their ownership. From our globally broad network of offices, we offer a completely bespoke approach with a borderless reach as we support all areas of the consumer landscape: FMCG, Food & Drink and Retail.

Our Approach

Our consultants are sector specialists with in-depth industry expertise that enables them to immediately understand clients’ requirements, and offer solutions to exacting business needs. We complement this with the highest level of candidate management, working closely with our candidates to ensure they are also moving their career in the right direction.

Sector specific research enables our team to build a deep understanding of the personalities within the sector, through to the most current insight on trends. Our team is recognised as highly authoritative and we regularly provide incisive corporate intelligence to clients. This keeps us a step ahead of the market when it comes to identifying new trends and talent spotting - we have the resources to provide our clients with timely and accurate information that allows them to make better informed business decisions.

Why Choose Us

We deliver across all areas of leadership within an organisation, finding and securing talent in some of the most challenging locations for some of the world’s largest privately held and listed businesses. Our record has seen us successfully execute searches in Asia, North America, Europe and Africa, bringing local insight with global reach. We excel not only in individual search, but we also serve to support our clients as they undergo major transformations. Our search assignments work because we manage clients and candidates alike - with insight, empathy and first class sector knowledge.

Leadership Consulting

Our leadership consultants, executive coaches and business psychologists provide expert services for the selection, assessment and development of executives, teams and organisations. We enhance the overall impact of the recruitment, onboarding and retention processes for organisational effectiveness.

For Executives: assessment for selection and development, individual coaching (career, performance, communication/influencing, executive and leadership).

For Teams: group dynamics and interpersonal coaching, or systemic coaching for strategic awareness.

For Organisations: recruitment strategy, change leadership, and organisational development.

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Diversity & Inclusion

Gained through more than a decade of working with businesses of all shapes and sizes to meet their talent needs - a deep understanding of diversity and inclusion is part of the Harvey Nash DNA. It is fundamental to our approach in finding the individuals that will best fit your culture and needs.

We help our clients to not only find the best talent, but also broaden the rich mix and diversity of perspectives within their teams. We know that diverse thinking creates a competitive advantage, enabling businesses to meet the challenges of today’s global marketplace and better prepare for the uncertainties of the unknown future.

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