Case Studies & Testimonials

Appointing a strategic leader for an AIM-listed retailer Boohoo is a UK based online fashion retailer that targets young men and women. They are the most talked about AIM-listed ecommerce business, with a share price that has quadrupled over the last 3 years and with a highly successful international roll-out […]

Intimate knowledge of the UK online fashion sector Within a few short years, Zalando has grown to become one of Europe’s most successful online fashion retailers posting revenues in excess of €3 billion largely within the DACH region. International expansion is seen as a key strategic priority within the business […]

Securing the Talent Director for the largest hair and beauty booking service in Europe Founder & CEO Lopo Champalimaud set up Wahanda (now Treatwell) in 2008, after running the lifestyle business at Lastminute.com working closely with Brent Hoberman and Martha Lane-Fox. Treatwell is the largest hair and beauty booking website […]

Creating a new e-commerce team Following a consolidation of their UK, Belgian and Scandinavian airline businesses as well as the acquisition of the Condor brand to create Thomas Cook Airlines, we were tasked with supporting them in the creation of their central ecommerce team. This significant business turns over in […]

Internationally minded and commercially focused In 2015 we were approached by The Body Shop to appoint their Chief Digital Officer reporting into their CEO Jeremy Schwartz. Following the sale to L’Oréal, the business has primarily focused on international expansion which has led to annual revenues of £1bn+ across 60 countries […]

Driving up to the minute relevance and conversion Secret Escapes is the UK’s biggest members only website specialising in accommodation flash sales, and backed by some of the leading VC’s (including; Index, Octopus and Atlas Ventures). The co-founders asked us to hire the new Merchandising Director role to thoroughly develop […]

Helping the business better understand their customers In April 2016, we were commissioned by the newly appointed new Chief Operating Officer of online retailer PhotoBox to support the recruitment of their Director of Customer Insight. The group of businesses (including Moonpig) operates across 19 countries and is a largely decentralised […]

Delivering significant online revenue growth In 2015, we were engaged by Holland & Barrett International’s Chief Commercial Officer, to conduct a search for their Ecommerce Director. Owned by NBTY and the Carlyle Group, H&B operates largely in the UK & Ireland (800+ stores) with operations in continental Europe and an […]

Appointing a Managing Director for Mortgages/COO We were approached by Daniel Hegarty, Founder & CEO of robo-advisory start up Habito to help with a particularly specialist leadership hire. A large amount of preliminary research had to be carried out our end, as online mortgage broking was not a forte of […]

Appointing a digital transformation leader Appointed by the VP Sales & Marketing at Coca Cola Enterprises (Europe), Princedale Partners had the challenging task of appointing an effective digital transformation leader who could both bring perspective and experience from the FMCG sector, and a track record of hard evidence delivery, to […]