About Us

With a 30 year track record of success across a wide range of industry sectors and functions, Norman Broadbent Group has worked hard to retain the strong culture, values and principles which underpin our success and ensure clients work with us time and again.

As an established and trusted corporate advisor, our clients – be they long-standing corporations or high-growth innovators – call on our expertise in Board & Executive Search, Senior Executive Interim Management, Solutions, Insight and Leadership Consulting to help them anticipate and resolve their human capital challenges in innovative, cost effective and time efficient ways.

Our strong focus on key markets has enabled us to build considerable expertise across Industrials, Life Sciences, Technology, Retail, Consumer, Insurance, Financial Services and Media & Sport. In addition we have strong functional practices covering Human Resources, Sales & Marketing, General Counsel and Finance.

With a focus on delivery, excellence, innovation and expertise we eschew the ‘one size fits all’ traditional approach often employed in our industry. Instead we always seek to understand our client’s needs and challenges first before crafting and successfully delivering the optimum solution.

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Executive search sits at the heart of our business. Over time we have developed a proven way of working which is evidenced by our exceptionally high delivery rates, levels of client satisfaction and client repeat business. Adopting an attitude that no two searches are the same, we pride ourselves in providing an innovative and often tailored approach to meeting client needs.

A rigorous approach to research and market intelligence underpins everything we do at Norman Broadbent. Such granular attention to detail allows us to identify with the strongest pool of talent ensuring clients are confident that they are making fully informed decisions.

Unlike many other firms the specialist consultants who win mandates also execute them. This high level of personal engagement throughout the search process ensures rigour and expertise at all times. In addition, it also means that our established and well regarded consulting teams gain access to and engage with the most hard to find talent.

Norman Broadbent is structured around specialist practice groups giving strength, depth and expertise. These are led by a Managing Director supported by sector specialists, ensuring pace and the highest levels of quality, service and diligence at all times.

Solutions And Expertise

Our strong focus on key markets has enabled us to build considerable expertise across Industrials, Life Sciences, Technology, Retail, Consumer, Insurance, Financial Services and Media & Sport. In addition we have strong functional practices covering Human Resources, Sales & Marketing, General Counsel and Finance.

Solutions
  • Assessment
  • Board Services
  • Executive Coaching
  • Executive Search
  • Interim
  • Leadership Develop.
  • Mgmt. Consulting
Industries
  • Advertising/Marketing
  • Aerospace/Defense
  • Biotechnology
  • Cloud Based
  • Commercial Banking
  • Consumer
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data & Analytics
  • Devices
  • Energy
  • Engineering & Archit.
  • Financial Services
  • FinTech
  • Healthcare Services
  • Industrial
  • Insurance
  • Life Sci./Healthcare
  • Manufacturing
  • Medical Devices
  • Natural Resources
  • Payments/Processes
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Professional Services
  • Retail
  • Software
  • Supply Chain
  • Wealth Management
Functions
  • Board/Governance
  • CEO/President
  • Development
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Human Resources
  • Manufacturing
  • Research & Develop.
  • Supply Chain

News Briefings

Norman Broadbent Appoints Group CEO

U.K.-headquartered executive recruiter Norman Broadbent has appointed Mike Brennan (pictured) as group chief executive officer. Current executive chairman, Scanes Bentley, will revert to the non-executive chairman role with immediate effect. Mr. Brennan brings a wealth of experience built up over 20 years within the global executive recruitment market and more recently the broader recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) market. He

Norman Broadbent Names Managing Director in TMT Practice

U.K.-headquartered executive recruiter Norman Broadbent has named Mark Soden as managing director for its technology, media and telecoms (TMT) practice. In this new role, he will focus on helping clients identify and secure high caliber senior management and board level appointments, with a particular emphasis on companies going through change and transformation. Mr. Soden has more

Norman Broadbent Chairman Steps Down

Pierce Casey, chairman and director of U.K.-headquartered executive recruiter Norman Broadbent, has informed the company of his intention to retire from his post at the end of June. Scanes Bently is joining as a director of the company with immediate effect as non-executive chairman elect. Mr. Bentley is a non-executive chairman, non-executive director and strategic advisor to a number of businesses