Consumer Goods

For much of the 20th century, advances in science and technology and innovative mass production techniques have made consumer products available to the global market ever more cheaply. More recently, the biggest prizes have gone to those companies who excel in product development, understand and anticipate their customers’ needs, and can bring a prototype to market quickly and at attractive prices.

The consumer goods industry in the 21st century is facing new challenges, including slower growth in developed markets and potential shortages of energy and other resources. Companies in this sector need to step up research into alternative energy sources and more efficient production techniques. But in order to remain ahead of the competition, they must above all continue to focus on the needs of their target consumer groups, through market surveys and research, innovative product development and marketing, efficient sales and logistics and the development of strong brand awareness.

In today’s world, major investments cost millions – if not more – and companies are vitally dependent on the business judgment of key leaders. 

Glasford International and its worldwide Consumer Goods Practice Group help leading companies find the world-class talent they need to win. Our specialized and experienced consultants have the functional expertise to understand clearly our clients’ industries and their business needs. Our Consumer Goods Practice Group provides specialized care for executive search mandates covering general management, marketing, finance, business development and supply chain management in the areas of:


Consumer, Durable & Packaged Goods


Consumer Services


Entertainment Media and Sports


Leisure, Travel & Hospitality



The Practice conducts assignments ranging from CEOs, COOs to senior professional roles from VP level upwards both in front and back office, and the support functions of finance,risk and human resources.Clients who have interest in this specific practice group, can either connect directly to the Practice Group Leader, Mr. Massimo Quizielvu ( , or contact your local Glasford International office for confidential enquiries.