CFO Retained Search for CASCO Pet in Horsham

Grafton Banks Finance Executive Search were retained by the CEO of CASCO Pet in Horsham to recruit a CFO to take the business through the next stage of growth globally. CASCO Pet was established in 1997 and has teams based in the UK, across Europe, the USA and Australia. The business designs and manufactures market leading, bespoke pet enclosures for the retail and veterinary sector.

The requirements of the role were specific in that the successful candidate needed to possess the following skills and experience:

  • Recent manufacturing sector experience Lots of commercial operations experience Hands on SME experience
  • Global growth experience
  • Systems and processes improvement experience

Grafton Banks Finance Executive Search spent around three weeks thoroughly mapping the market and compiling a relevant shortlist through headhunting, networking, advertising and using their own substantial database of local talent.

A final shortlist of nine relevant candidates was presented and seven of those were interviewed. Two candidates were invited back for a final stage interview and one of the two was subsequently offered the job.

Testimonial from Matthew Bubear - CEO:

"Faced with rapid growth and expansion, we needed to find experienced and talented candidates to lead and support our Global Finance team, all within an extremely tight timeline. Working with Alex was efficient and productive from the start, due to his friendly and professional approach, which makes it feel like he and his entire team are an integral part of your own team. All the screened candidates were of an excellent standard, making our task of separating them quite challenging, but ultimately very rewarding in the end, as is always the case when you run a competitive process. I would not hesitate in warmly recommending Grafton Banks to other business leaders."

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