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  • Begbies Traynor
  • Clarks Legal
  • Delta Symonds
  • Clarks
  • ISS
  • Gemserv
  • Helveta
  • Rezatec
  • GE
  • GKN
  • JISC
  • Alt Han Co
  • Oxford Engineering
  • EDF Energy
  • Magstim

Leadership and Talent Consulting

We provide our clients with the most innovative executive search and selection methodologies, industry expertise and networking capabilities. Our services provide competitive advantage to clients through executive recruitment and high-value human resource consultancy.
Our experienced consultants are very adaptable. They approach each assignment with imagination, energy and initiative

Welcome to Novo
Executive Search and Selection

Novo is a leading executive search and selection company. We provide our clients with the most innovative executive search and selection methodologies, industry expertise and networking capabilities. Our services provide competitive advantage to clients through executive recruitment and high value human resource consultancy.

Novo is a privately-owned, high-level executive search firm.  We have built an outstanding track record in recruiting board and senior executives across a wide range of industry sectors. Our independence and flexibility enable us to source and headhunt candidates from the widest possible talent pool and our reach is truly global.

Clients retain our executive search and selection services when they are looking to achieve positive change, growth and competitive advantage. Clients range in scale from start-ups, to privately-held family firms and to the world's largest corporations.

Clients retaining our expert professional services include a full range of private sector, public sector and not for profit organisations.

Please contact one of our Directors for discreet and confidential discussion for any key appointments that you may be considering.


Novo Performance Figures
  • 90% of our executive search assignments reach offer stage within 7 weeks
  • over 70% of our executive appointments are promoted in their first year
  • over two thirds of our assignments are with existing clients
  • we have worked globally for clients, 55% of our work incorporates international executive search
  • the average time for our assignments to reach client interview stage is 4 weeks
  • we have successfully completed over 6500 Cheif Executive search assignments
  • our consultants have on average 15 years experience

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Latest Blog

Executive Search Experts Reveal Top Tips to Get Headhunted in Uncertain Times.
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