Signium New Zealand

New Zealand
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Phone: +64 4 473 1666
Fax: +64 9 309 0885

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SIGNIUM New Zealand have an enviable record of facilitating high-performing executive and board appointments to major corporates, SMEs and not-for-profit entities. The sustained demand for talented leaders continues and identifying and attracting this talent requires a rigorous approach to ensure executives’ fit the fundamentals of a specific role and the culture of our clients. This requires SIGNIUM to have a thorough understanding of different industries and functional roles, direct access to senior executives and impeccable judgment. We have these attributes.

We are a boutique executive search firm, networked throughout the world as part of SIGNIUM International, a top 15 global executive search firm. Our clients which rely on us to deliver outstanding, well-matched executives and non-executive directors include Powerco Limited, BLIS Technologies Ltd, Zespri International Ltd, Foodstuffs North Island Limited and many other industrial and commercial entities in many different sectors. Through our business experience and many years of identifying executives who lead the delivery of significant value, we understand the unique drivers of our client organisations and sectors.

We combine industry and functional knowledge with a proven best-in-class, executive search and assessment processes to achieve a well-matched appointment to meet your organisation’s unique needs. We take ownership of all phases of the recruitment process and its outcome. We recruit to add value through the identification, evaluation and finite recommendation of candidates, who we are convinced will deliver, through their leadership, motivation and culture fit.

Complementing our executive search practice is our Director Search practice for the appointment of Non-Executives to large and small organisations. We bring a balance of diversity, experience and expertise to the board table so organisations can meet consumer, shareholder and investor expectations. SIGNIUM’s focused analysis of existing board competencies and skills and the identification of experience and knowledge that can bring balance and roundness to the board table. We are also renowned for our ability to identify these characteristics in the market to produce a well-matched, talented, shortlist of candidates for our discerning clients.

We understand the difficulties in attracting first-class talent to both management and governance positions within a small market like New Zealand. We work exceptionally hard to appoint the most talented executives. We seek to not only satisfy, but often exceed, the expectations of our clients.

Our Principals’ shrewd assessment of fit on multiple levels, application of innovation, intuition, expertise and experience supported by internal and external psychological evaluations sustains our success record of outstanding appointments.

Main Contacts:

Maurice Ellett
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