Executive Appointments

Attract, select, and appoint your key executives faster, reliably and cost effectively, with our pace-setting technology, methods, and expertise.

The world of executive leadership is ever changing. In a world with constant technological advancements, economic volatility, and cultural reframing; the world of leadership is now more challenging than ever before.

About Executive Appointments

Navigating today’s challenges is no longer enough. It is essential that your leaders are planning for tomorrow and beyond. The perception of what good leadership looks like has also changed over recent years, we now need more inclusive Heads who understand the importance of team work as opposed to old fashioned autocratic leaders.

In comes a new style of collaboration, accountability, and trust. Today’s leaders should give equal attention to all areas of the business with the pillars being people, performance, processes, and culture.

The question to ask yourself is, are your leaders ready?


Mercury Hampton Ltd delivers innovative assessment, executive search, and leadership development for businesses globally. We support clients from a wide variety of industries, and from multinationals to private equity, listed and privately owned businesses.


As well as hosting our McQuaig psychometric testing, IQ supports the entire attraction and selection process. Via a secure client portal, you can view video interviews, CVs, references, and test results – and share them with your colleagues.

IQ provides an excellent experience for clients and candidates alike. This reduces candidate attrition, shortens commercial downtime, and delivers selection certainty that traditional methods simply cannot match.


With more than 200 years’ experience throughout global multisector leadership, we partner with a wide variety of thought leaders and industry trend setters solving many problems along the way. Our client portfolio ranges from private equity, blue-chip and privately owned businesses across the globe.

Our pioneering recruitment methodology Mercury Hampton IQ is available in 7 languages, and we trade in 14 countries, delivering multi-disciplined critical hires.

Our key industry sectors are Technology, Infrastructure and Manufacturing.

  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Sales Officer
  • Managing Director
  • Sales Director
  • Project Director
  • HR Director
  • General Manager
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • President
  • Operations Director
  • Marketing Director
  • Supply Chain Director
  • Head of Department
  • Finance Director
  • Chief Technical Officer
  • Vice President
  • Technical Director
  • Commercial Director
  • Engineering Director
  • International Sales Manager
  • IT Director

Mercury Hampton’s mission is to drag executive recruitment in to the 21st century. We measure success not by placing a candidate, but by placing a candidate who stays with your organisation and makes a substantial impact.

We are confident in our approach and offer a free replacement guarantee of up to 12 months for board level hires.

Mercury Hampton’s founding Directors Chris and Jonathan have over 50 years’ combined experience in executive international search recruitment. They head up our Executive & Strategic service offering.

They will personally oversee and deliver critical leadership and board level assignments, including strategic board recruitment, commercialisation and management alignment projects, sales restructuring, and international new country entry.

All Mercury Hampton Executive recruitment consultants are qualified psychometric assessors. We benchmark and assess our hiring team members to ensure we are all aligned and to create a DNA cultural road map of successful people in your organisation.

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