For more than 50 years, Spencer Stuart has helped consumer companies on six continents to assess business needs and identify and recruit executive talent that rises to the demands of highly competitive markets.

  • We advise some of the world’s most valuable brands, among them the global leaders in consumer products and services, retail, hospitality and sports.
  • In the past three years, we’ve conducted more than 2,000 executive and board searches for consumer clients ranging from multinationals to startups.
  • Our long-term relationships with executive leaders and decision-makers give us access to top talent and insight into identifying and attracting the best leaders for your organization.
  • Many of our consultants have served in senior roles in the industry, including CEO, CFO, CMO and general manager.

We offer a distinctive combination of hands-on experience in your industry, years of practical application in the world of senior executive search and a deep understanding of the increasingly influential role of digital and emerging technology platforms makes us uniquely positioned to help you tackle the most important leadership issues confronting consumer-facing companies, including the ways in which globalization and the rapid flow of information and customer data impact all aspects of the enterprise.

Advising firms on leadership issues and recruiting leaders for the following sectors:

Consumer Packaged Goods & Durables
Including market leaders in food and beverage, durables, packaged goods, and home and personal care.

Hospitality & Leisure
Including hotels and resorts, restaurants, vacation real estate, travel and tourism, and gaming and amusement businesses.

Retail, Apparel & Luxury Goods
Including department stores, direct and Internet sales, fashion businesses, supermarkets, convenience stores and retailers of all sizes.

Sports Business
Including leagues and associations, teams, amateur athletic groups, and associated media and consumer product organizations.