Category: Spectrum News

Non-Executive Chairman Survey

We are currently drafting a guide for Non-Executive Chairmen of growing, privately-held technology ventures and canvassing valued opinions from those with relevant experience.

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Executive Search – Chief Information Security Officer

Our retained client is a major provider of on-line payments technology for companies and individuals, based in Brussels. They are actively seeking to hire a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) to lead and manage the security of the organisation from both an operational and product perspective.

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Chief Executive Officer search, private equity backed UK technology organisation

Highly commercial CEO sought to successfully lead private equity backed UK technology business from late development stage, through to full commercialisation on a global scale.

Suitable candidates will be expert in leading complex global customer, partner and supplier negotiations and have a track record of leading commercial growth, and, ideally, fundraising on a significant scale.

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Women Returners – the most untapped talent source in the UK?

Are women who don’t return to professional employment after raising children the most untapped talent source in the UK? We believe they might well be, and encouraging those that want to successfully back into paid employment at scale would have significant benefits to UK productivity and to society as a whole. This is why we are delighted to support the activities of Women Returners.

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Peter Waine appointed as Chairman of Spectrum’s Advisory Board

Peter Waine has joined Spectrum as of 1st September 2016 as Chairman of the Advisory Board.

A former Director of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), Peter is best known as the co-founder of Hanson Green: for many years the principal source for chairmen and non-executive appointments in the UK.

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CEO or MD and searching for a new opportunity?

This UK Business Director – Lifestyle Category eCommerce role is effectively a ‘start-up’ position within a hyper-growth global eCommerce organisation which is publicly listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

The successful candidate will be responsible for rapidly growing the UK business at scale and pace; focussing on building strategic partnerships with attractive British brands in the ‘Lifestyle’ (home, garden, food, kids) category.

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Vice President ICT Opportunity

Our retained client is a NYSE listed organisation which provides mission critical services to over 1400 corporate customers in 11 countries throughout Europe.

Reporting directly to the CEO, a Vice President ICT is now required to take responsibility for all of the global organisation’s internal information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure, budget, strategy and team.

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Key Spectrum Survey Results

We recently asked our clients and appointed candidates to complete an online survey.

The feedback has been really helpful and we are delighted that 96.55% of respondents rated their overall experience of working with Spectrum as ‘Excellent’ or ‘Good’.

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Time Inc. UK appoints its first Chief Marketing Officer, as well as a Digital Commercial Director

Spectrum was retained by Time Inc. UK’s Chief Executive Officer to recruit the company’s first Chief Marketing Officer, as well as a Digital Commercial Director. The Brief was to search for suitable executives who could add expertise to the leadership team with specific regard to eCommerce, but, importantly, to source those who could deliver this expertise as part of a broader skillset, and in a fully collaborative way that would deliver enhanced value across the company’s interdependent print, digital, data and advertising platforms.

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Spectrum supports ‘Bloomberg Business Innovator’ Sky Futures

The recently released Bloomberg Business Innovators 2016 list highlights the companies and founders transforming the way we will live, work and think in the future.

Spectrum was delighted to have the opportunity to support one of this year’s Bloomberg Business Innovators – drone operator Sky Futures – at a formative but critical stage in its development.

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Experienced executive-level ICT leader?

Spectrum has recently begun a retained project on behalf of a NYSE listed organisation which provides mission critical services to over 1400 corporate customers in 11 countries throughout Europe.

Reporting directly to the CEO, a Vice President ICT is now required to take responsibility for all of the global organisation’s internal information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure, budget, strategy and team.

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