Sterling & Holmes

executive search ~ direct search ~ interim management

Sterling & Holmes

Sterling & Holmes are experienced headhunters.
Our strength is executive search ~ direct search  and interim management with a different approach:
coverage ~ quality ~ speed ~ no-nonsense ~ innovative

Home of Impact players

We are appreciated for our knowledge of our clients and their business,
our reach and relevant network.

An up-to-date database of more than 50,000 professionals both in The Netherlands and Europe/international in the middle and higher segments of the market.

Sterling & Holmes are driven senior consultants who have fulfilled or managed these positions themselves.

Marketing ~ Sales ~ Supply Chain/Procurement ~ E-commerce/Digital ~ Trade/Shopper/Category Management ~ Board ~ General Management ~ Interim Management

Commitment and quality are paramount to us.

“In our search for a new Strategy & Innovation Director for Onetomarket, we are
sat down with Sterling & Holmes. They have extensive experience in online marketing,
e-commerce and digital intelligence/analytics.
Exactly what I needed and the collaboration exceeded expectations.
A high-quality search, relevant network and an enormous reach within B/C level
with good candidates.”

For me, Sterling & Holmes is a reliable and high-quality agency that moves quickly
and delivers the right people.
They understand the assignment well because they have often performed or managed the job themselves.
Moreover, their network in the commercial FMCG sector is huge and relevant.
Even when assignments are “not standard and not easy”, they go for it with 200%
and deliver well and quickly.

In my case (Key) Account Managers for up to 28-32 hours per week for O2Life:
not an easy assignment in this tight market.

“Sterling & Holmes is a business partner you can rely on for me. Thanks to our joint tech business and marketing background, we quickly had a good click. I have helped Sterling & Holmes to tighten the brand strategy and they help me to quickly and adequately fill vacancies at customers. With their enormous network, they know (almost) everyone.
Huub and Stefan are the Impact players you want to work with! “

“Sterling & Holmes have actively approached me for the position of
Sales Director at Peridot Food (Deli-Jack) due to my commercial skills, personality and pragmatic approach in Retail, Foodservice and B2B-Food.

It has been a very pleasant collaboration in which Sterling & Holmes was in the lead;
no-nonsense, fast and energetic.”

“It is great working with Sterling & Holmes, they are really involved and have helped us very well with the Marketing & Communication Manager and Manager Partnerships for the Johan Cruyff Foundation in Amsterdam. After a thorough briefing, they think along well in function, approach, advertising and NGO rate, which are distinctive in the current market ”.

“I contacted Huub from Sterling & Holmes from my network.
They have successfully filled various positions for Duvel Moortgat Brewery,
including various account managers and field sales managers.

The pragmatic approach and direct search appealed to me and delivered good candidates.
Real Impact players!”

“We hired Sterling & Holmes for Strategic Organization Advice, where Stefan closely scrutinized the commercial functions. The no-nonsense and direct feedback has helped us a lot.
In recent years Sterling & Holmes has filled several vacancies for Versluis: Marketing, Sales, Finance and Support, both permanent and interim.
This has led to a close relationship and pleasant cooperation.

Where respect and quality are paramount, we are very happy with the help and mediation
of Sterling & Holmes. “
“I have regularly spoken with various headhunters, but Sterling & Holmes
stands head and shoulders above the rest. Huub knows the market in which he operates, is very involved,

is available day and night for questions or to spar if you need it.
The result is a perfect match at Continental Bakeries”.
“When I heard that Huub became a partner at Sterling & Holmes, I immediately called him for a search Key Account Manager Retail Benelux. Given the background and the network in FMCG, DIY and Toy, this seemed a logical choice.
Sterling & Holmes completed this process wonderfully and quickly, looking at personality and click with the team in Belgium in addition to sales skills.
They also completed the guidance and onboarding of the final candidate well.
I can wholeheartedly recommend Sterling & Holmes ”.

Platform for Interim-professionals and clients in the FMCG-industry.
Interim marketing-, sales-, supply chain-, finance-, general management positions.

Immediate availability (interim)

Ask better questions, get better results

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