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Vet Partners Chief Digital Officer

Vet Partners is one of the 20 fastest growing private companies in the UK. I was invited by their CEO & Founder to help with the retained search and appointment of the business critical Chief Digital Officer (CDO).

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Nike selects Princedale as Digital Leadership headhunter for European appointments

Princedale is delighted to announce we have been selected as the London-based digital leadership headhunter for European appointments for Nike.

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Regional Vice President (RVP) Digital EMEA Recruitment: Hyatt Hotels Case Study

In March 2020, before the first lockdown was put in place, Princedale Partners was commissioned on a retained executive search to recruit the new Regional Vice President Digital EMEA for Hyatt Hotels, based in Zurich, Switzerland.

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Chief Growth Officer Recruitment: Present Life Case Study

Princedale Partners is delighted to publish our recent case study, where we mapped over 275 leaders from over 100 target companies across the USA.

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Tenure of appointment as a measure of success

As I reflect over the last decade since I founded Princedale, I often think of what lessons I can take from past experience to improve as a headhunter.

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Digital Leadership Recruitment: Bugaboo Case Study

Princedale Partners is delighted to publish our recent digital leadership recruitment case study, where we recruited two new European digital leaders for baby-carrier innovator Bugaboo.

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Make No Assumptions

Last year, seven years since I founded Princedale Partners, we had our best year in terms of digital leadership searches commissioned on, and placements made.

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Chief of Staff Recruitment: Skyscanner

As you might expect, we get a lot of digital leaders contacting us to help them with their job search as they look for the next progressive opportunity and challenge. As well as numerous companies requiring assistance with their Chief of Staff recruitment.

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Octopus Investments – Digital Platform GM

When £8billion fund management company Octopus Group required a General Manager for two of their growth Fintech businesses, they reached out to Princedale Partners to headhunt for them the most impressive leadership talent in Europe.

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Events

Princedale Partners hosts 7th annual Digital Leaders Cocktail Party

We were proud to host our annual Digital Leaders Cocktail Party last week on our 7th anniversary since I set up Princedale. The event, at the stunning Coral Room in Bloomsbury was a huge success in my eyes and I’ll share with you why.

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‘Conscious Living in a Digital World’ RoundTable – 4th July 2019

Last Thursday, Princedale Partners brought 10 business leaders together from across the health, fitness & wellbeing sectors to discuss the key trends across this rapidly growing market.

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Fredensborg - Chief Experience Officer

Executive Search Case Study: Chief Experience Officer, International Real Estate

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How to Hire Product Leaders, by Chief Product Officers

As many companies find, product leadership roles can be very challenging to hire. Once they are eventually appointed, many leave prematurely for reasons that are so easily avoided.

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Building a Global Digital Advisory Board

After the building of our private equity clients’ inaugural Digital Advisory Board last year, we’ve been asked to support them again this year, by further adding to the expert network for their June 2019 global meeting in Europe.

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WeWork - International Marketing Director

WeWork is one of the great disrupters of our time: few other businesses have experienced such hyper-growth and it’s only eight years since they were founded in New York by Adam Neumann in 2010 and recently valued at c$42bn.

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Our experience at Tech Week and the subject of Artificial Intelligence

During London Tech Week this week I got to enjoy two days of riveting conversations at CogX, the Artificial Intelligence conference hosted by Charlie Muirhead and Tabitha Goldstaub and delivered to an exceedingly high standard.

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QuantumBlack McKinsey – Data Science & Analytic Directors

QuantumBlack blends science and art; working at the intersection of human insight and machine intelligence with razor-focus on advanced performance.

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Video: Interview With Michael Durbridge, Andrew Martin CEO

We talk to Michael Durbridge, Andrew Martin CEO.

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Zalando - UK Managing Director

Within a few short years, Zalando has grown to become one of Europe’s most successful online fashion retailers posting revenues in excess of €3 billion largely within the DACH region.

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Current Search: AI, Machine Learning & Big Data Leadership

We’re proud to be working with one of the top global Big Data, Analytics & Design consultancies to appoint growth leaders in Europe and the U.S.

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Boohoo, Digital Marketing Director

Boohoo is a UK based online fashion retailer that targets young men and women. They are the most talked about AIM-listed ecommerce business, with a share price that has quadrupled over the last 3 years and with a highly successful international roll-out and ever growing customer loyalty.

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Good Old Fashioned Human Pride

I’ve worked in headhunting for 17 years now and one question I always ask those that I interview is what makes them tick.

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LoveHoney, Chief Technology Officer

We were contacted by Richard and Neal, the co-founders of Lovehoney to advise them on what we felt they needed in a modern CTO, as they looked ahead to their next phase of growth.

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The Body Shop, Chief Digital Officer

In 2015 we were approached by The Body Shop to appoint their Chief Digital Officer reporting into their CEO Jeremy Schwartz.

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Secret Escapes, Merchandising Director

Secret Escapes is the UK’s biggest members only website specialising in accommodation flash sales, and backed by some of the leading VC’s (including; Index, Octopus and Atlas Ventures).

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Photobox, Director of Customer Insight

We were commissioned by the newly appointed new Chief Operating Officer of online retailer PhotoBox to support the recruitment of their Director of Customer Insight.

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Holland & Barrett, Digital Director

We were engaged by Holland & Barrett International’s Chief Commercial Officer, to conduct a search for their Ecommerce Director.

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Habito - Managing Director

We were approached by Daniel Hegarty, Founder & CEO of robo-advisory start up Habito to help with a particularly specialist leadership hire.

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Coca-Cola, Digital Transformation Leader EMEA

Appointed by the VP Sales & Marketing at Coca Cola Enterprises (Europe), Princedale Partners had the challenging task of appointing an effective digital transformation leader

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Audio Network, Chief Product Officer

During the search we assessed over 120 digital and Product leaders from the online music publishing and streaming space across London, New York and California. The search lasted approximately 6 weeks over the course of the summer.

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Atomico, Partner - Research

Started by the founder of Skype, Niklas Zennstrom, Atomico is one of Europe’s largest venture capital firms.

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Treatwell, Talent Director

Founder & CEO Lopo Champalimaud set up Wahanda (now Treatwell) in 2008, after running the lifestyle business at Lastminute.com working closely with Brent Hoberman and Martha Lane-Fox.

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