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Ireland (Dublin & Galway) Principal Connections - executive search
Executive Search, Board Search, Interim, Advertized Selection, Leadership Consulting

Principal Connections is a multi-award winning top level executive search firm. For three decades they have specialised in appointing, assessing and developing senior business leaders for the most notable multinational corporations, international plcs, privately owned companies, commercial semi-states, public sector bodies and non-profit organizations.

An unexpected leadership gap is a common occurrence in today’s business environment. Executive search specialists at Principal Connections provide their clients with real time access to high impact CEOs, senior executives and NEDs possessing deep industry experience as well as leadership and vision. Furthermore, they have become Ireland’s leading provider of interim executive talent ranging from C-suite to head of business unit/head of function. Additionally, they provide expert ongoing assistance with the development, retention and deployment of leadership talent.

Principal Connections specializes in the following industries:

  • Technology, Media & Telecommunications
  • Education, Non-Profit & Public Sector
  • Private Equity & Venture Capital
  • Business & Professional Services
  • Consumer Goods & Services
  • Healthcare & Life Sciences
  • Financial Services
  • Industrial

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Key Contact: Pat O’Donnell, Managing Partner
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Pat O’Donnell, Managing Partner

UK (London & Bristol) Edward Drummond & Co. Ltd
Executive & Non-Executive Search, Consultancy Services Legal Sector

The team at Edward Drummond are experts in retained executive and non-executive search, working together with multinationals, public sector bodies, SMEs, start-ups and non-profit organizations. Furthermore, their specialist consulting services for LLPs are internationally recognized and in high demand. Edward Drummond works with some of the world’s leading law firms, as well as City, national and regional practices.

The consultants at Edward Drummond support their clients throughout the entire recruitment process, ensuring that the right candidates help to make big impacts in their new roles. Well-connected, with more than 80 years of specialist executive search experience, they have strong relationships with industry and regulatory bodies. From many years of experience in the legal sector they also have in-depth knowledge of the unique challenges that law firms face, locally and internationally. Meticulous, accurate, up-to-the-minute investigative research provides immediate value to their clients’ decision-making processes.

Edward Drummond specializes in the following industries:

  • Legal
  • Banking & Financial Services
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • (Renewable) Energy & Environment
  • High Tech Manufacturing
  • Chemical Manufacturing

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Key Contact: Neill Fry
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Neill Fry - Edward Drummond & Co.

Founded in 1984, Agilium Worldwide LLC is an international executive search group of independent, owner-managed retained executive search firms, with members who are active in virtually every market. Agilium Worldwide ranks among the world’s top 40 executive search organizations.

Agilium Worldwide’s member firms offer personalized, specialized, client-oriented services. By eliminating the formally structured, pre-programmed approach they can remain proactive and secure prompt, skilled and expert service to their clients, to help them find the “Perfect Fit” – the right person for the right position, at the right time, at the right location.

Agilium Worldwide member firms are trusted advisors to companies from the Fortune 500, as well as to upcoming and start-up companies around the globe. Clients get the best of both worlds: an entrepreneurial approach with global reach and local perspective.