Why Savannah?

C-Suite Specialists

Savannah Group is a global executive search and interim management firm, specialising in functional C-Suite appointments and key-sectors. We empower business leadership teams by helping them acquire executives that enable and deliver short-term and long-term transformation.

Founded in 2002 and rebranded as Savannah in 2017, more than 600 of the worlds leading brands have chosen to use us and 85% of our revenue is from repeat business.

Our team of 50+ people, bespoke and personal service, global coverage and integrated search and interim practices provide organisations with the proven transformational leadership they need. Partners at Savannah are involved in our service delivery at every step. They are industry-leading figures whose networks are second to none.

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Why Savannah?

Personal. Thorough. Proven.

Our job isn’t just to find a senior leader who looks good on paper. We take the time to understand how your talent acquisition fits into the bigger picture and find the outstanding leaders who are right for both today’s challenges and tomorrow’s opportunities.

The best talent often lies beyond the obvious markets, and we have the research capabilities to explore all relevant markets – wherever in the world they are.

  • More than 1,000 senior placements in the last five years

  • 85% repeat business

  • Fortune 500, FTSE 100, 250, Public Sector and PE backed clients

Why Savannah?

High Quality Representation

Our partners have extensive track records of operating at the top end of the market, earning unparalleled levels of credibility and trust among clients and candidates alike.

Our highly tailored service presents your business in the best possible way, from bespoke candidate briefs through to the targeted and professional manner in which we access proven C-Level executives across the world. We are your trusted representation.

Why Savannah?

Access The Best Without Restriction

As a business, we run around 400 searches a year, in comparison to the major global search firms who handle more than 10,000 a year. Our positioning bridges the gap between smaller boutiques who don’t have the same level of experience, expertise and resources, and the big global search firms who are unable to approach certain organisations and individuals due to their extensive off-limits restrictions. We are practiced at identifying and approaching the top 10% of global transformational leadership.

The service they provide is second to none. They have taken time to understand our brand, mission, values and our requirements and they have always worked at pace to deliver.

Carol Muldoon, VP of Partner Resources, EMEA

We have worked together on a number of executive level roles. They focused on a global search in all of these cases and significantly improved the bench strength of these leadership teams by finding us world-class leaders to join our organisation.”

Ollie Roberts, VP People

Lisa always delivers and has a fantastic grasp of the marketplace. Thoughtful and considered in her approach, a unique way of building relationships, and always thinking outside of the box with any placement. I understand why Lisa has such a wide global network of contacts and is respected by those that meet her.

Paul Pomroy, CEO UK

Why Savannah?

Transformation Focused

We recognise the pressure businesses and their leadership teams are under to deliver growth in an increasingly volatile and complex environment. Savannah’s suite of bespoke services are designed to enable any organisation to handle continuous change and transformation through maximising the utility and effectiveness of your most important resource – your people.

Whatever stage you are at on your transformation journey, we help you take the next step.

Why Savannah?

Proven Transformational Leadership

Today’s volatile and ambiguous working environment requires more than a CV and a round of interviews to truly understand how an individual is likely to respond to the demands of leadership positions in transformation contexts.

Our experience from working with over a thousand businesses on short-term and long-term transformation projects has enabled us to create a six part assessment model that allows us to assess leadership in a transformation context. This model helps you understand a candidate’s preferred approach to work and how this may align with the demands of leadership roles in a transformation environment.

Why Savannah?

Benchmark Your Digital Transformation

In 2007, there was only one digital company in the Top 10 most valued companies in the world: Microsoft. A decade later, six of the Top 10 were digital companies: Apple, Alphabet, Microsoft, Amazon, Facebook and Alibaba. How could these digital giants influence the future of your industry over the next three to five years?

To answer that question we have developed the National Digital Benchmark in conjunction with PA Consulting Group and award winning speaker and author of The Digital Matrix, Professor Venkat Venkatraman.

The 10 minute survey allows you to compare where you stand against the industry norm, best in class, and measure the speed of digital transformation in your industry.

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Your Personal Guide

Our consultants have on average more than 15 years of search experience within each of their specialised areas, bringing unparalleled levels of expertise, credibility and trust among clients and candidates alike.

Global Coverage

Your personal, specialist team, supports and searches globally wherever you have a need. Partners are always involved in the delivery of assignments rather than just overseeing it.

Why Savannah?

Diversity

Savannah is committed to diversity of gender, race and thought and has a strong track record in locating and securing diverse candidates. We were one of the first executive search signatories for the voluntary code of conduct to address gender diversity on corporate boards, are a member of the 30% club, more than 1/3rd of our partners are female and we are partnered with the Windsor Leadership Trust in support of their diversity initiatives.

We have a proven track record of attracting diverse candidates to organisations, particularly in male-dominated industries and functions.

Executive Search

With more than a decade of experience in identifying and securing high performing executives, Savannah offers a rigorous global search process based on deep functional and industry knowledge.

Interim Management

From business transformation to crisis management, our experienced team, integrated interim and search practices, and accelerated search process secures for you the senior leaders needed to drive short-term fundamental change.

Executive Assessment

Making an informed decision about a candidate requires a deep understanding of their motivations, resilience and leadership potential. We believe that this insight should be delivered impartially, which is why we have partnered with external consultants to provide tailored, independent executive assessment and coaching services. business is in.

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