We are the food industry
Together, CEO Search Partners, our executive-level search practice, and Strategic Food Partners® LLC, our senior-level search practice, we are a unique retained search firm that specializes in the following fields: consumer packaged goods & retail, foodservice manufacturing, private equity & venture capital, consumer packaged goods technology, flavor & ingredient, startups, supply chain & manufacturing operations, foodservice operator & large restaurant chain, food & beverage, private & family-owned, technology & analytics, natural & organic, large public & Fortune 500, retail grocery, diversity & inclusion, business-to-business and trade associations.
Top industry specialist
We are, without question the number one resource for filling executive-level positions within these industries. We offer a unique competitive advantage and truly become partners with our clients.
Relationships are the cornerstone of our success
Our CEO, Robin Copping, has spent the last thirty years as a food industry insider. We are the only search firm in North America that is active in over thirty-four food industry-related associations. We also host several highly-attended CEO dinners, board dinners, and executive-level networking events and attend over twenty major food shows and conferences annually. Our in-depth participation in the industry gives us access to the most sought after talent.
30 day timeline
We bring expert knowledge and an insider’s point-of-view to the search process. Our innovative search approach, methodology and execution are unmatched in our areas of specialization. We are the top food-related executive search specialist, filling executive and senior level positions based on a 30-day timeline. Our firm is the perfect size to serve your needs most effectively – large enough to ensure in-depth coverage with a seamless delivery capability, yet small enough to avoid client off-limit issues.
Commitment to quality
We are consistently recognized for our commitment to quality, exceeding our client expectations and continually delivering top industry candidates, with unprecedented service and concrete bottom line results. We are recognized as the highest quality provider of executive level retained search by our clients.
We observe the highest professional and ethical standards in our search practices and stand to always:
- Abide by the AESC (Association of Executive Search Consultants) Code of Ethics and Professional Practice Guidelines for executive search.
- Honor the strict confidentiality of our clients and candidates.
- Accept only engagements we can successfully complete.