BlackBook is an intelligence led executive search and consultancy practice working across consumer-facing industries globally.

We believe success is born out of creating demonstrable value for both our clients and network, we do this by developing strong relationships and demonstrating exceptional commitment and efficacy.

Simply put, we are a brand attractor. We offer honesty, integrity, commitment and, above all, results. We work in partnership with our clients, ensuring our priority is to understand their business – this includes their culture and long term strategic objectives.

We Are Celebrating Our 10th Birthday

We wanted to take the opportunity to pause and reflect on the last 10 years, look at our success, appreciate the great work, celebrate our clients and the people that we have partnered with over the last decade


Successful Searches and Market Intelligence Projects Completed Globally










We Want to Thank You


Recent Projects

Regional Director Asia

Global MR & Consulting Firm

Senior Leasing Directors Global

Luxury Multi-Brand Retailer

Managing Director – UK

International Cosmetics Company

Global CIO

International Fashion Brand

Global President

Luxury Multi-Brand Retailer

Chief Operating Officer – UK

Premium Beauty Brand

President Hospitality – UAE

Luxury Hotel Group

Customer Experience Director

Global Retail Group


Rachel Dartmouth - Global Resourcing Manager "BlackBook recently carried out an excellent search assignment for our Chief Information Officer role. The communication and service throughout the assignment was great and we received a very strong shortlist of candidates.

The BlackBook team delivered a great service and have most importantly found the perfect appointment for Ted.”
"The BlackBook team delivered a great service and have most importantly found the perfect appointment for Ted"
Director, Employee Relations "Partnering with the BlackBook team to fill two very significant international positions has been a positive experience. The staff are personable, professional, and their screening and selection processes are thorough. BlackBook became an extension of Rea.deeming Beauty, Inc. and learned about our culture and process to ensure they selected the right hire and fit for our business. A job well done! Thank you!" "BlackBook became an extension of Rea.deeming Beauty... A job well done! Thank you!" General Manager "Liberty London recently partnered with BlackBook on a senior retail project. We would have no hesitation in working with BlackBook again. The process from initial briefing through to shortlist and offer stage was seamless resulting in some great new talent joining our business." "We would have no hesitation in working with BlackBook again" Luigi Feola - Managing Partner (Head of Europe) "I've worked with many top level Executive Search firms during my career, but very few could match BlackBook's prowess and industry knowledge. The level of tailored service that they provide is unparalleled.

I think the real competitive edge that BlackBook have is the ability and willingness to invest a significant amount of time to get to know the target company and the candidate in a way that ensures the right fit, increasing the chance of the candidate to succeed in the new role."
"I've worked with many top level Executive Search firms during my career, but very few could match BlackBook's prowess and industry knowledge"
Chantal Khoueiry – Chief Culture Officer "BlackBook has been a true partner for over a decade. Always going the extra mile to deliver exceptional talent for Value Retail across all our markets and functions.

The dedication of the team to understand our culture and ensure the right talent is identified is something we value tremendously."
"BlackBook has been a true partner for over a decade"
Hazel Caesari – Group HR Director "Having successfully completed a number of key hires across multiple disciplines ranging from middle management to C-Suite level, BlackBook have become the first port of call for all of our strategic hires.

They act as a true business partner across all channels of the organisation by spending quality time with both our internal and external stakeholders, ensuring a focused approach, cultural fit and timely delivery of a well-balanced shortlist of talent to the business."
"BlackBook have become the first port of call for all of our strategic hires"


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