Confidential Exec Search

Thursday, September 7, 2023

In 2021, Jean was approached by the CEO of this large medical aesthetics business to secure a new MD for their substantial distribution arm.

Being exceptionally well connected in the beauty and aesthetics field, 4Leisure were ideally placed to undertake this exec search. The brief was somewhat loose in specifics but 4Leisure were tasked with finding a driven and astute character who could take the business to the next level.

Key criteria:

  • Director level within the skincare sector
  • Financial accountability for upwards of £5m t/o
  • Demonstrated double digit growth in a twelve month period
  • Exposure to supply chain and logistics
  • Evidence of strategic planning and project execution
  • Must fit with the CEO and international board!


  • As a confidential exec search, no advertising campaigns were used.
  • Identification of relatable business
  • Identification and direct approach to exce level candidates
  • Extensive screening process including NDA and competency based interviews
  • Creation of extensive candidate packs for clients review including videos and briefs
  • Management of 4 stage process including CEO, HR Director, investors and online testing
  • Negotiation of six figure salary, share options and benefits package


First choice candidate secured from 3 at final stage. Onboarded and driving the business within six weeks. Commercial Director also appointed. (double digit growth achieved yr2!)