Francesca is a leader in international executive search. She has industry expertise, with a particular focus on industrial and consumer.
Francesca recruits change-drivers to board and C-suite roles, and is known for partnering closely with clients as part of an advisory-led approach, assisting in their local, international and global growth.
25 years’ leadership experience, including 15 years in consulting and nearly a decade in executive search
Strong track record in multi-territory and international searches for senior cross-functional roles including non-executive and executive boards and operational leaders in industrial, petrochemicals and FMCG
Extensive expertise working with MNOs and independent groups to drive growth through strategic talent acquisition and organisational development
Proficient in English, Italian, French and Spanish
Growth in emerging markets as Managing Partner of Boyden Middle East and North Africa, based in Cairo
Chief Operating Officer of a diversified regional investment group, responsible for management and growth of portfolio companies in MENA, covering automotive, real estate, petroleum, publishing, technical services
Founder & Board Director of a UK management consulting firm; clients included Walmart, John Lewis and leading museums
Earlier international roles as a Commercial Director and Business Development Director driving turnaround and growth for leaders in music, gaming, and publishing