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Digital People Moves Report: Winter 2020/21

Over the last three months of November, December & January we’ve seen a continued & significant investment in digital leadership talent across both growth consumer technology & established consumer brands. The appointments listed here are, as always an...
“We chose Princedale to assist Lovehoney with a vital CTO appointment. The guys invested considerable time meeting with us to drill into the detail and help us clearly articulate what we needed in the ideal candidate. It was a seamless search and we’re delighted to have James on board. He’s made significant contributions already and is a huge asset to the business.”

Richard Longhurst

CEO and Founder, Lovehoney
“I would not hesitate to recommend Princedale as a real partner in helping a business clarify what they are looking for and then working proactively to get the right fit.”

Digital Transformation Leader

David Martin,  Coca-Cola
“Princedale got to the heart of the brief and pulled together an impressive shortlist and final candidate. Throughout the process they engaged deeply in understanding my business and the specific role.”

Tom Valentine

Secret Escapes, COO & Co-Founder
“Working with Rupert and Spencer was an absolute pleasure from start to finish. They quickly got their arms around a complex brief and nailed a brilliant candidate at the first interview. Smart guys, no bullsh*t”

Daniel Hegarty 

Habito, CEO & Founder
“Rupert and his team were tenacious in delivering against a challenging brief, really taking time to understand our requirements and filtering out all but the best candidates, while providing a great range of skills and personalities, Thea is doing really well, we are very impressed with her indeed.”

Talent Director

Ben Leaver, Treatwell
“It was a real pleasure to work with Princedale Partners. The quality of the proposed candidates was very impressive and all of the recommended candidates would have been a great fit. The head-hunters were all a delight to work with and I would definitely recommend Princedale Partners to other companies looking for Digital Leadership talent.”

UK Country Manager

Isabel Sheibe, Zalando

“Working with Princedale Partners was a pleasure. We used them for two different searches – a digitally savvy Managing Director for our Northern European business, and a Head of Marketing & Digital for our mainland Europe business. 

“Rupert and Lindsay of Princedale Partners were extremely thorough at both understanding our needs as a business, and also in compiling an excellent, varied and thought-provoking shortlist for both roles. 

“Throughout the process they also struck a great balance of being open to our evolving thinking, and also challenging us in a constructive manner. Thank you for adding two fantastic candidates to our team, and I look forward to working with you again.”

Chief Digital Officer

James Finer, Bugaboo
“Rupert thank you. You played such a critical role in creating this opportunity – so a huge thank you for finding me and convincing me to take the interview in the first place! It’s worked out wonderfully well!”

Tom Wehmeier

Partner, Atomico

Podcast: LoveHoney – Locked Down & Strapped In

Today we’re talking to Debbie Bond, COO of Lovehoney which was founded in Bath in 2002. Lovehoney is the leading supplier of adult toys and sexy lingerie with nine territory sites, a team of over 340 people and 66 awards under its belt including the Queen’s award for...