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Digital Leadership Executive Search - Fast Growth & Transformation

Ru Jupp, Owner & Founder, Princedale

Phoebe Hugh, General Manager, Monzo

Dom Melliss, Chief Commercial Officer,

Emma Knott, COO, Tapi

Thomas Wheimeier, Partner, Atomico

Naomi Hahn, Chief of Staff, Skyscanner

Kenneth Hervik, RVP Digital, Hyatt

Anne-Marie Neatham, Advisory, Global PE Alliance

Donna Storey, Vet Partners, Chief Digital Officer

Princedale executive headhunters - securing exceptional digital leaders

speech iconThe search with Ru and Princedale was easy and straightforward. I really appreciate the personalised service and the regular communication."

Eric Brun - SVP Commercial, Hyatt

speech iconI would definitely recommend Princedale to companies looking for Digital Leadership talent."

Isabel Schiebe - People Leader, Zalando

We see the person behind the job title - and match them to the culture of your company

Princedale is a leading digital executive search firm based in London serving clients in the UK, Europe and North America. With over 25 years' experience headhunting the most accomplished and talented digital leaders we work with global brands and fast-growth companies to help propel them to the next level.

We use our extensive networks and carefully honed selection processes to present clients with the highest calibre shortlist from which to appoint with utmost confidence.

We help organisations implement and grow their digital strategy, revamp or revolutionise processes, build teams, and navigate the increasingly complex world of the multi-faceted, multi-location, and multi-skilled organisation by targeting, approaching, assessing, and presenting the best digital talent for your business to maximise shareholder value.

Services We Offer

Princedale offers four main services: Retained Search, Interim Appointments and Non-Executive and Digital Advisory Boards.

We are thorough, working tirelessly to nurture relations with the most impressive digital and customer leaders. We know where to go to find the right person for your role, assuming nothing and with very little off-limits.

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At Princedale we specialise in finding and presenting digital decision makers where experience and track record are critical attributes to leading and transforming businesses.

Our candidates have a strong track record of managing teams and delivering change in the digital sphere.

Senior Digital Roles We Specialise In

Roles include the more traditional CEO, CCO, CMO, CTO, CPO and COO to the more niche but no less impactful Chief Digital Officer, Chief Customer Officer, and Chief Growth Officer. For our American clients these easily translate into SVP roles.

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Sectors & Industries We Specialise In

Through our 25+ years' experience we have worked with clients across many industries from veterinary services to real estate to office space, health foods, retailers and food and beverage to travel and luxury.

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Geographic Locations We Focus On

Based in London we work with clients in the UK, Europe, and America. However, digital being what it is means clients can be based around the world and operate from multiple locations.

About us
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"Our heartfelt gratitude to Ru and his team at Princedale Partners for their outstanding efforts in finding us a great candidate for our organisation. From start to finish, their professionalism, expertise, and commitment to excellence have been outstanding. A thorough understanding of our requirements, combined with their extensive network of candidates, enabled them to identify the ideal fit for our organisation."

Annie Reading, SVP Human Resources, Audio Network
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"The search with Ru and Princedale was easy and straightforward. I really appreciate the personalised service and the regular communication. Ru just got the nuances of the culture of the organization and understood our leadership profile - critical for any new hire at Hyatt. Princedale presented really great candidates and we’ve just made a great hire from it."

Eric Brun - SVP Commercial, Hyatt
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"Ru strikes a great balance of being open to our evolving thinking, and also challenging us in a constructive manner. Thank you for adding two fantastic candidates to our team, and I look forward to working with you again in the future."

Jamie Finer - Chief Digital Officer, Bugaboo
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"Ru is a brilliant asset to any CEO looking to find the right leadership for their business. The very open and honest approach Ru takes with both client & candidates means the process is well oiled. He very quickly ‘gets’ the right character as well as experience needed. His connections in the consumer digital & ecommerce space are superb. A pleasure to work with. Thanks Ru"

James Sturrock - CEO, Tapi

Why Choose Princedale?

As a boutique digital executive headhunter we are nimble, agile experts in securing exceptional talent for clients, from carefully selected shortlists and thorough proactive endeavours.

Ru Jupp

"I have been very impressed by Ru. I can honestly say that I have seldom come across such an exemplary approach to search."

Kerry Weir - HR Director, Avis Budget Group

Here's why you should consider Princedale for your next appointment:

  • 25 years of digital leadership headhunting experience
  • Independent and agile
  • Fewer restrictions than bigger firms, so we can be more thorough
  • Clients work with me directly, I personally conduct the search entirely
  • Devotion to just a handful of client mandates at any one time
  • Well-regarded and highly referenced
  • Longevity of placements made with clients
  • I love what I do in finding the ideal fit in an appointment

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