When you commence a search for an interim or permanent Finance Director or Chief Financial Officer with NJR, you will have the benefit of working with two of the most experienced and successful executive level finance recruiters in the UK.
Our financial executive search practice is headed by Rex Cridland and Daryl Stickland, who between them have placed hundreds of high calibre FD’s, CFO’s and senior finance professionals across the UK and globally, ranging from FTSE 100 companies to pre-revenue PE/VC backed start up’s. Professionals who have made significant impacts post appointment, for example; in leading IPOs, delivering investor relations, refinancing, M&A, exits and strategic planning whilst also being a key business partner to the CEO and an important facet of Board engagement.
Rex graduated with a BA (Hons) in Accounting and has gained over 25 years of executive level finance recruitment experience (and placed in excess of 500 interim and permanent FD’s, CFO’s and senior finance professionals) having worked at the highest level with global recruitment consultancies, major online recruitment firms, exciting start-ups and with global search & selection specialists. Rex has successfully developed partnerships with leading organisations throughout the world and recruited for many blue-chips such as Apple, Nestle, Diageo, SEGA, Virgin Atlantic, American Express, IMI, RBS, G4S, Sega, GSK, IMI Plc, Arcadia Group, Legal & General and many more.
Daryl spent the formative years (five in fact) of his career working within the Finance function at US corporate Timberland. His roles included being Management Accountant for Scandinavia & Benelux, European Pricing & Costing Analyst and Commercial Business Partner to the design focused Head of Womens Apparel. His passion for people and HR prompted a move to explore finance recruitment, having been headhunted and trained by a specialist firm. Bringing this professional experience to bear he quickly became a top-performer, took management and regional management roles before moving to Executive Search. He has recruited finance positions across a myriad of sectors and for all manner of organisational structure from blue-chips to SMEs (owner managed, HNW investor and PE / VC backed) as well as NfPs.
Our in-depth financial recruitment knowledge and proven track record of placing the best senior finance talent across the world has given us a 99% completion rate on all retained search assignments. Both Daryl and Rex have extensive senior finance contacts within their networks and continue to build upon this however they are committed to always identifying the very best talent for each mandate rather than solely relying upon those who are easiest to approach.