Retained Executive Search for private equity firms and portfolio businesses

You need efficient, long-lasting results from the mission-critical leadership hires for your portfolio businesses.

Over the last 20 years, Gillespie Manners has perfected a unique senior talent acquisition methodology which delivers just that. 

"We presented Gillespie Manners with a great challenge to identify a niche candidate in a competitive market with some limiting parameters attached and they helped us make a great hire. The Gillespie Manner's team are fantastic communicators with great industry connections and deep knowledge of the space."

- Ryan Clough
Sr. Technical Recruiter at RightHand Robotics
"Gillespie Manners know how to attract, manage, and secure world class talent. Particularly in sectors such as enterprise software, analytics, and retailing you’re going to get better ROI when they run your top and mid level searches."

Shaveer Mipuri
Chairperson at Insight AI
"Gillespie Manners was outstanding to work with. They were very effective at finding candidates that met our requirements. Their communication and attention to our needs far exceeded our expectations.

- Melissa Trelfa
People Director at Appriss Retail
"The team at Gillespie Manners was pleasure to work with & did a wonderful job providing us with several great candidates!"

- Bobby Criswell
Director - Customer Success at Datascan
"Throughout the retained search for our CTO position, the team at GM have understood our brief, sourced relevant industry candidates and conducted the recruitment process in a professional and capable manner. The project was a great success."

- Rachel Board
COO at Naveo Commerce
"The support by Gillespie Manners in filling in a crucial Managing Director position for us has been great along the entire process. The dedication, communication and results were great."

Fleur van der Burgt
HR Director at Total Specific Solutions
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You need the very best senior leaders at the helm of your business to drive transformation.

More than that, you need quality placements you can count on; a strategic recruitment partner who understands your long-term goals and a consistent process you can rely on to deliver results every time.

That's why at Gillespie Manners, we've spent the last two decades honing our craft. Our unique Executive Search methodology has been carefully designed to offer an antidote to the challenges and blockers we know you've experienced with senior hiring processes in the past.

We've helped Private Equity firms around the world to source their own leadership, board & advisory talent as well as executing senior talent acquisition strategies for their portfolio companies. We understand that your success is contingent upon ensuring you have the right leaders in place at the right time.

Unlike many other recruitment firms, our specialist industry vertical practice managers are deeply immersed within their markets. It's what sets our team apart and positions them to deliver unparalleled results designed to meet your business needs and help your goals to become a reality. Our extensive network of passive talent, paired with our 100% headhunting approach and unique methodology guarantees reliable results and long-term success for our clients.

Are you ready to experience the Gillespie Manners difference for yourself?

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Gillespie Manners is a global Executive Search firm. We help private equity funded technology, supply chain and manufacturing businesses around the world to grow, through the strategic appointment of senior and niche talent. We recruit for C-level and regional leadership roles as well as for functions like sales, pre-sales, marketing, product and project management. 

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