Executive Recruitment

We help companies build superior leadership teams that drive profitability and create long-term competitive advantage. We work closely with stakeholders to ensure a robust, targeted, confidential executive search, introducing outstanding candidates.

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Why Ashdown Executive?

Ashdown executive search is the most comprehensive of our professional services. Our collaborative approach, trusted advisors and meticulous research, combined with extensive recruitment experience, innovative technology and industry-specific knowledge, ensures we help you recruit distinguished business leaders.

We understand that your senior executive team has the power to transform the future of your company, and making the right choice when recruiting is critical to your success in delivering against organisational strategy. We pride ourselves on our human approach, taking the time to understand your organisation and your needs and openly sharing our knowledge, research and expertise. Our extensive experience and successful placement of Business Partners, Managing Directors, C level/C Suite executives, and Director level roles cements Ashdowns reputation as a market leader amongst executive search firms.

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Executive Partners

We work closely in partnership with you throughout the executive search process. By investing time in your business, meeting the existing leadership team and stakeholders, we establish your organisation's values, goals, ambition and company culture. We work hard to find business leaders with the skill sets that match your expectations, and have a track record of delivering against strategy.

Executive search firm

Executive Network

Delivering leading executive search services for over 20 years we have built an impressive network of senior managers and business leaders in every industry, within both commercial and public sector organisations. Partnering with us will ensure the addition to your leadership team will complement and enhance both your business and your executive team.

Leading Executive Search Firm

Search Process

Beyond taking the time to understand your business objectives we conduct extensive research, delivering a detailed report of valuable insights and recommendations to support the search process and establish the top leadership talent within your sector. Following a thorough selection process we present a shortlist of outstanding people that precisely match your requirements.


Executive Search Team

Search Team

Each member of our executive team has over 10 years of success delivering against senior level appointments. Through open communication at every stage of your search, and the use of emerging technologies, we will share research and identify findings, agreeing the search, selection and interview process to find you the very best executive talent for a succesful placement.

Executive Search Brochure

Download the Ashdown Executive Search brochure for a detailed insight into our process, from the search and discovery phase to onboarding your new business leader.

The challenge to find leaders who share the values and culture of your organisation, whilst making it stand out, is significant. We outline our trusted approach to executive search, how we work with clients across all c-level, c suite, senior, director and executive roles; identifying prospective candidates for key positions in an extensive research and discovery process.

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"It was an absolute pleasure to work with the Ashdown Group. I would highly recommend Ashdown Executive"

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Executive Search

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    Working closely with your senior leadership team to fully understand your culture and requirements

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    A comprehensive longlist of potentially suitable executives, including a detailed review of candidate availability and competitor remuneration packages.

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    We fully manage the interview process including post-meeting debriefs and feedback, testing and referencing.

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    The search and selection campaign is centred around securing your chosen executive and successfully integrating them into your business.

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