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Unexpectedly perfect matches


As a candidate, I was impressed by the professionalism and insight provided by Nurole. I have recommended the platform to several of my contacts.

Timon Drakesmith, CFO Hammerson PLC & NED Merchants Trust PLC

"The disruptive Nurole business model is a very efficient and, more importantly, effective way to connect talent and organisations."

Ekta Singh-Bushell, Former COO Federal Reserve Bank of New York & NED Datatec PLC

Nurole is an effective and targeted platform that puts interesting opportunities in front you. I’m delighted to be taking on my first PLC board role thanks to the platform.

Stephen Welton, CEO BGF & NED ICG PLC

The proof of the pudding

Selected publicly listed company success stories

Non-Executive Director
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ICG wanted two new board members who could bring private equity experience and a successful track record in international distribution of institutional funds and segregated accounts with a global remit.

In ten days Nurole identified Steven Welton (BGF CEO) and in 14 days Nurole crowd-sourced a recommendation of Amy Schioldager (Blackrock Global Executive Committee member).

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"The global candidate pool available through Nurole identifies candidates that are not on traditional radar screens. The platform deepens and widens inclusion. We hired a West Coast based, first-time non-executive who had recently completed a deeply relevant executive career. We simply wouldn’t have found her in the UK using a traditional executive search process."

Kevin Parry, Chair, ICG

The Merchants Trust PLC
Non-Executive Director
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The Merchants Trust plc needed an Audit Chair and new non-executive directors. They wanted candidates with experience as a mid or large cap CFO for the audit chair role and with FTSE board and CEO or CFO experience for the NED roles.

In eleven days, Nurole identified Timon Drakesmith (CFO of FTSE 100 Hammerson PLC) as Audit Chair and in four weeks Nurole surfaced Mary Ann Sieghart (former Editor of the Times) and Sybella Stanley (Director of Corporate Finance at Reed Elsevier Group PLC) as Non-Executive Directors.

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"We are delighted with this result. We were impressed by the calibre and range of the long list provided by Nurole, nearly every applicant seemed well-suited. Out of the eight we shortlisted it was difficult to choose which to take forward. In the end we appointed two rather than one."

Simon Fraser, Chair, The Merchants Trust PLC

UBM plc
Chief Executive Officer, EMEA
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UBM plc needed a new CEO for EMEA who had a successful track record of leading customer insight-led digital transformation in businesses of comparable scale to lead the next phase of sustained organic and acquisitive growth within a global organisation.

In twenty days, Nurole identified Lucy Dimes, the former CEO of Fujitsu UK & Ireland who had led highly successful global digital transformation programs in BT and Alcatel Lucent.

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"We liked the concept of Nurole and were keen to trial the service. Due to the time pressure of our search we went with a hybrid approach using Nurole and a search firm. We were pleased with Nurole’s reach, and the quantity and quality of responses. The candidate we finally hired was introduced to us via Nurole. We would be keen to use their services again."

Eleanor Phillips, Group HR Director, UBM PLC

JPMorgan Russian Securities plc
Non-Executive Director
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JPMorgan Russian Securities plc sought a Non-Executive Director with experience of investing in the Russian markets.

In twenty one days, Nurole identified Tamara Sakovska (Partner, Global Family Partners), a rising star with regional expertise who was recommended for the role by a current Nurole member.

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"We have all been most impressed with the process you ran and the efficient support you gave us. Thank you and your team. I am already recommending Nurole to others and have plans to use you again in the future."

Gill Nott, Chair, JP Morgan Russian Securities Trust

Supervisory Board Member & Audit Chair
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Zeal Network required a new Supervisory Board Member and Audit Chair, and were keen to find candidates with a background as a PLC CFO who could improve the diversity of their all male Board.

In six days Nurole identified Leslie-Ann Reed, a NED and Chair at Learning Technologies group and the former CFO of Metal Bulletin PLC (MB) & Go Industry PLC (GOI).

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"Nurole offers a fantastic service. We were keen to promote a woman to the board and in just a few weeks the Nurole platform produced several, as well as a number of other highly credible candidates. Nurole even offered us support after we identified our shortlist of six - it was all extremely professional. On top of that, it was great value too."

Helmut Becker, CEO, Zeal Network

Ideally suited

Our innovative platform works exceptionally well for PLCs

1. Unmatched scale

Our unprecedented reach, with thousands of board directors registered, improves the odds of finding what you need without compromise.

2. Impressive talent

Our candidate pool is hand-picked to ensure the highest quality. Candidates are invited by top headhunters or recommended by other members.

3. Remarkably appropriate fit

Our unique, candidate-led platform allows our members to self-select or to recommend others in their network. Your shortlist will then not only meet your requirements, but also bring exceptional engagement for your role.

1 x 2 x 3 = Exponentially effective search

The scale, calibre and candidate-led alchemy combine to deliver exceptional shortlists. The calibre and breadth has surprised and delighted many boards, especially those with the most demanding searches.

High quality board hiring made easy

Find the talent you need

Thousands of the world's highest quality business leaders are members of Nurole.

Refreshingly simple

How it works

1Preparing your role

1Preparing your role

We work with you to understand the competencies that the successful candidate must have, as well as the culture and values of your organisation.

2Sourcing candidates

2Sourcing candidates

We cast the net wider. We notify all members who want to hear about roles like yours. If the role is a perfect fit, passionate candidates put themselves forward. If not, members can recommend great candidates from their own networks.

3Creating your shortlist

3Creating your shortlist

Candidates provide detailed evidence against each of your required competencies. We can handle feedback and rejections, leaving you to interview the strongest candidates.

4Finding the perfect fit

4Finding the perfect fit

Our simple, secure online process ensures candidates can be thoroughly evaluated. Up to date information is always available, allowing the best candidate to stand out.

The result is that you make exceptional hires from talent that only we can source.

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We are confident in our ability to deliver outstanding candidates to create the better boardrooms that we believe organisations deserve. We know that delivering is much more important to you than getting your money back, but we put our revenue on the line to show you that we care passionately about delivering amazing shortlists.

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