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UBM plc

Chief Executive Officer, EMEA

UBM, a FTSE 250 global business-to-business (B2B) events organiser headquartered in London, wanted to find a new CEO for EMEA. They wanted a leader offering 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.

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In twenty days, Nurole surfaced 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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Lucy Dimes

Chief Executive Officer, Fujitsu UK & Ireland

(Successful candidate)
"Nurole is disrupting the executive search world, creating transparent executive search at a very senior level. The fact that UBM was using Nurole to advertise this role was a great attraction. I strongly believe in role modelling what you are evangelising."

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Eleanor Phillips

Group HR Director, UBM PLC

"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."


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