James Smith


James brings an extensive business background to LHH Knightsbridge as a Partner in Executive Search, having spent the past 20 years as a President and CEO in a number of consumer focused businesses in both Canada and the U.S. His experience includes leadership roles in companies ranging from owner/operated to $1 billion in revenue.

At LHH Knightsbridge, James specializes in Personal Care, CPG, Pharma, Cosmetics and companies in their industry ecosystems. James’ approach is to fully engage in a client’s business – taking into account trends, strategies and business/leadership nuances that will lead to significant growth and long-term success.  He is passionate about matching the right fit, culture and personality for both client and candidate.

With a CEO’s lens, James appreciates the comprehensive,  integrated, assessment-driven approach to talent at LHH Knightsbridge and is able to unlock this capability to help boards, businesses and leaders attain their highest levels of success.