Nicole Phillips


Nicole Phillips is a Partner in the Retail & Consumer Practice and a member of Odgers Berndtson’s New York office. She specializes in serving companies in the retail, fashion, consumer, and beauty industries. Nicole has extensive experience recruiting across a broad range of disciplines including CEOs, general management, marketing, merchandising, operations, stores, sales, and creative.

She also brings a depth of experience and reach in the digital world in both pure-play and e-commerce extensions of brick-and-mortar companies.

Prior to joining Odgers Berndtson, Nicole spent twenty years building her executive search practice at several firms including Korn Ferry, Heidrick & Struggles, CTPartners, and most recently DHR International.

A former industry executive, Nicole was the Director of Leadership Talent for LimitedBrands and was instrumental in building their in-house executive search function and recruiting numerous senior executives to the business. She began her career with IBM as an account manager based in the UK. Nicole has a B.A. in Marketing from Loyola University in Maryland.