Consumer Market Specialists

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Consumer Goods Specialists

At Manners Maclean, we specialise in providing global leadership search and talent solutions for brands in the Consumer Packaged Goods, Luxury Goods and Consumer Healthcare sectors.

It’s this specialism that sets us apart. That’s because, with 150+ years of cumulative experience, our consultants have an unrivalled level of insight, industry and client knowledge, which allows us to add significant value to our clients senior level hiring and talent pipelining initiatives.

Backed by a portfolio of highly developed talent solutions, an extensive network of candidates, in both established and emerging markets, and our centralised in-house research capabilities, we provide an unrivalled level of service to a range of clients including global brands, VC backed SMEs, start-ups and family owned businesses.

The sector challenge

Consumer and retail businesses are constantly driven to balance global branding with local market differentiation, where price, margin, supply chain, innovation and investment need to be carefully planned and managed.

Add to this the challenge of changing demographics, market trends, consumer behaviour, as well as technological advances and it makes the consumer sector one of the most challenging and exciting to be involved with.

But it also means that the “war for talent” within the sector is fierce. Identifying leaders who can drive business development, accelerate growth and energise transitions is paramount to business success.

To be able to successfully adapt to meet these challenges, a Search partner needs to be agile, practical and both proactive and reactive.

Our Core Sectors


Food, Beverages, Home & Personal Care, Tobacco, Alcohol & Packaged Goods



Life Sciences, Biopharma, Pain Relief, Nutrition, Oral Health, Skin Care

Consumer healthcare


Consumer Electronics, Home Appliances and Furnishings, Toys and Games, Sports Equipment

Consumer Durables


Fashion, Cosmetics, Jewellery, Clothing, Watches

Luxury Goods


Department Stores, Fashion, Luxury Goods, Grocery, Drug, Convenience, Online

Retail Sector

Our Global Footprint


Western, Central
& East Europe

Middle East
& Africa

Asia Pacific

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