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Key Senior Appointments

Our C-Level and Senior Management retained search service is geared towards helping low and middle market venture capital and private equity firms recruit impactful talent. We connect you to a vast network of executives and our meticulous search and selection processes guarantee results.


Achieve The Exit Multiples That You Deserve

Your Venture Captial firm is only as strong as the sum of its people, so getting the right Managing Directors, Partners, Principles and CFOs is paramount. With our strategic talent acquisition service you will recruit the highest calibre executives built for today’s market.



Your Risk


Enhance Your Reputation

Impactful Talent

High performing talent
Work with executives who excel at adaptability and are able to see, align with & address new market dynamics as they arise.

Recession-ready CFOs
Find CFOs able to support all your investments with financial, operational and strategic assistance to increase profitability and growth.

Managing Directors
Hire MDs proven at running firms and engaging in fundraising at the levels you want to operate at.

Partners and Principles
Get up-and-coming or seasoned executives to source new deals, sit on boards and help oversee your start-up companies.

Investor Relationship Managers
Discover enthusiastic IR managers to take ownership and oversight of your client service and investor relations activities.


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Save Time

Guaranteed results
We’re outcome-based meaning you only pay for guaranteed results.

Always delivered on time
Our expert and passionate team will exceed all deadlines with each key appointment search supported closely by our founder.

Rigorous searches
Leverage our vast network as we explore online and offline channels to produce quality shortlists and agile interview processes.

Reduce Your Risk

Meticulous search and selection process
Hiring the wrong senior executive results in reduced profit, revenue and stunted development, with serious implications across your whole firm.
Our search and selection process ensures that you interview only the most applicable and best available talent, and are advised expertly on who to recruit.

Limit your exposure to surprise resignations
Eliminate your recruitment lags with our constantly updates network of top professionals and leverage our ability to reduce notice times and quicken start dates.

Never miss out on top talent
Act before your competition to secure the best and brightest executive talent available.


Enhance Your Reputation

Improve your brand image
Enhance your reputation by recruiting and being associated with the most talented and respected individuals within your domain.

Attract higher calibre talent
Leverage this improved reputation by attracting other executives with a similar calibre, further boosting your reputation and creating a positive upwards cycle.

Extend your market reach
Use your respected and influential leaders to extend your market reach and discover new opportunities.


weeks on average to offer acceptance from search initiation


of offers were accepted by our candidates


of candidates are still in the role!

Pre-IPO and 2 Global 1000 tech organisations as customers

It matters who you work with


"Recognition One have been the 'go to' whenever I have needed to recruit into the team. They have consistently found great candidates for sales leadership roles, advised me really well and then tenaciously driven to get them onboard. Couldn't recommend Recognition One more highly."

Willo Chapman: Sales Director, XebiaLabs

"Having used Recognition One many times over the past decade I can unreservedly recommended them for senior leadership vacancies as well as any senior level contributor hires. They’re dependable, discreet when needed, quick to act and accurate. Also an excellent ambassador to our brand. Very highly recommended."

Zahi Yaari: Chief Revenue Officer, Privitar

"I’m very pleased with Recognition One they understand my needs and work fast in an extremely competitive environment to provide quality talent every time."

Bjarne Rasmussen: CTO, EMEA Enterprise, Broadcom

They delivered excellent candidates in a short timeframe and a provided a positive experience for all. I will definitely use Recognition One again."

Bas Nijjer: VP EMEA, QASymphony / Tricentis

"Following a relatively short search and a very strong and relevant round of interviews with successful executives from our domain we secured two excellent candidates and could have offered more. An excellent service, highly recommended and we’ll absolutely engage with Recognition One again."

Charley Whaley: Sales Director, ECS Digital

We completely understand the pain-points for venture capital firms when it comes to finding, recruiting and retaining the very best in scarce talent and impactful leaders for their portfolio companies. Our services are designed to help you kick-on to the next level and achieve your growth goals and achieve the exit you deserve. Get connected with us to learn more.

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