CFO Stories: In conversation with Keith Browner – successful sale of a PE backed business

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Marcus Shah, Partner within the Private Equity Practice at Eton Bridge Partners, had the pleasure of being joined by Keith Browner, Group CFO at Elysium Healthcare to create the first vlog and podcast in the ‘CFO Stories’ series. Eton Bridge Partners successfully helped Keith secure this initial engagement and subsequently built out his management team […]

Diary of an Olympian – Winning the European Championships: Oliver Cook

Reading Time: 2 minutes European Champions in the men’s four Sholto Carnegie, Rory Gibbs, Matt Rossiter and Ollie Cook (c) Nick Middleton The weekend of the 3rd June was the European Championships on Lake Rotsee in Lucerne, Switzerland. The ‘Rotsee’ is, for many, the iconic rowing venue. It is a nature reserve in the shadow of Mount Pilatus, that […]

Effective ERP implementations – the what, the why, the how

Reading Time: 3 minutes Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems have been around since the early ‘90s with Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP) systems having existed since the ‘60s. In theory, it is an integrated system which operates in real time to support all core business processes and applications, providing operational insights and reporting management information. They have become the backbone […]

Eton Bridge Partners: A Truly International Approach

Reading Time: 5 minutes What does this mean and what is important to bear in mind when managing Search assignments internationally? As an organisation built on the vision of being the most Trusted Partner in Executive Search, our clients are increasingly partnering with us not just in the UK but across the world. Year on year we are experiencing […]

Helping our people stress less, and smile more

Reading Time: 3 minutes Here at Eton Bridge Partners we have a very unique and special culture; as a firm we recognise that it’s important to add real value to others through our work, and to not just act as the traditional, transactional conduit between employer and candidate – that’s only part of the picture here. We’re also working […]

Interim vs. Interim – Is now the time to consider a career as an interim executive?

Reading Time: 4 minutes I think it was Benjamin Franklin who said that ‘in this world nothing is certain except death and taxes’ but if he was in the recruitment community I’m pretty sure he would have added ‘and the commonly perceived wisdom that the interim job market will return more quickly and more buoyantly than the permanent market’. […]

Looking back at our 2021 predictions for Digital Technology Leadership

Reading Time: 4 minutes Early last year we published an article in which we predicted the trends that would drive the Digital and Technology agenda in 2021: Blog: Technology is pointing to positive progress in 2021 Recently, Partners within our Digital & Technology Leadership search practice – Jean-Pierre Green and John Smith – got together to discuss how the […]

Notes from a headhunter’s desk – April 2021

Reading Time: 5 minutes The first quarter of 2021 was a fascinating period for the UK economy. It is clear that significant struggles remain for businesses in many sectors, which will continue for the foreseeable future. At the same time, however, there have been some extremely positive indicators that have raised confidence in the V-shaped recovery envisaged by the […]

Private Equity: How do you step up from CFO to CEO in a time of transformation?

Reading Time: 6 minutes The Covid-19 crisis has placed extraordinary demands on business leaders and their teams. So how challenging must it have been for an experienced CFO to move into the CEO seat of a company that was in the midst of significant transformation even before the pandemic arrived? Marcus Shah, Partner within our CFO and Finance Practice, […]

Shifting the narrative: celebrating mental difference in the workplace

Reading Time: 7 minutes By Olivia Sharp. Published on 24 July 2017 Eton Bridge Partners recently hosted a Mental Health Business Breakfast at The Royal Society in London. The event brought together a panel of speakers whose personal experience of mental health and combined passion, commitment and expertise made for a fascinating debate on one of the major social […]