Jim Hinds


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Jim Hinds
Jim Hinds





Jim Hinds

Jim Hinds is a member of the European Board & CEO Sector, and the Consumer Products, Business Services, Retail and Private Equity Practices. He advises global clients on their existing leadership teams and boards and on aligning talent with overall strategy. He recruits Chairmen, CEOs, their leadership teams and non-executive directors. Jim previously was regional coordinator of EMEA for 6 years, serving as a member of the operating committee and prior to this ran the London office. He is based in London.​

Recent Client Experience

Jim has led a broad range of searches for PLC CEOs, board members, and senior executives within consumer goods, retail, leisure and private equity-owned organisations, working with the executive leadership teams of some of the world’s most adm​ired consumer organisations. He has also assessed both public and private leadership teams, and conducted pre-acquisition CEO assessments.

Previous Experience

Prior to his search career, Jim was a managing director at Marakon Associates. Jim has more than 10 years of general management and marketing experience with Gillette, Wyeth and Astra Zeneca. He also successfully led a venture-capital-backed consumer startup.​

Additional Professional Activities

Jim has been a member of the Board of Trustees for the Make-A-Wish Foundation U.K.


Jim received a B.A. with honours in Economics from the University of Manchester and an M.B.A. from IMD Business School.



Consumer, Consumer Products, Leisure and Hospitality, Private Equity, Board Directors and Chief Executive Officers, Executive Search, Board & CEO Advisory Group


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