Examples of completed Chief Executive Officer search assignments

Chief Executive Officer, OXIS Energy

High-energy, rechargeable Lithium Sulfur (Li-S) batteries are the next generation in power storage being developed by OXIS Energy for electric vehicles, defence systems and portable electronic devices.

Spectrum was engaged by the company Chairman to lead a search for a CEO to take the company from development stage through to full global commercialisation.


Chief Executive Officer, Kuju Entertainment

Kuju is an independent games developer, which was acquired by the publicly listed Catalis Group in 2007.

Spectrum was engaged by the Group Chief Executive at Catalis, and the appointed candidate succeeded the founder of Kuju as CEO, who was to take a place on the Board as Non-Executive Director.


Chief Executive Officer, Connectivity

Connectivity was 3i’s start-up investment in the embryonic UK mobile directory services marketplace.

Spectrum was engaged to recruit a CEO to lead its investment in this market.


For more detailed examples of previous CEO search assignments, please refer to the following Case Studies:

  • MVNE executive team build
  • Chief Executive Officer and Sales Director to lead KPN Mobile International’s operations in Spain
  • Leadership teams for two corporate venture capital-backed spin-out companies from BT
  • Chief Executive Officer and Executive Vice President, Products for private equity-backed global leader in mobile messaging

Organisations are about teams, but, undoubtedly, it is the CEO role that is the most important recruit for any organisation.

Daniel Osmer, Managing Partner, Spectrum

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