CTPartners appoints partner in European Consumer, Retail and Hospitality Practice
Drawing upon 20 years’ experience in executive search,Vallaeys partners with global clients in the FMCG, Hotel, Restaurants, Fast Food and Travel sectors to identify, track and recruit senior leadership with a focus on UK and European appointments. She has worked with multinationals, PE backed and also owner driven businesses and has a strong track record in attracting both executive and non-executive talent for businesses seeking radical step change and cultural diversity. She also brings significant, cross sector experience across the chief marketing officer function.
Having started her Executive Search career with Whitehead Mann, she joined Odgers Berndtson in 2003 to set up their European Consumer and Leisure practice she subsequently moved to a boutique search firm and launched their CMO practice three years ago before joining CTPartners in 2014. Born and educated in Belgium, France and the UK, Vallaeys has a degree in Translation and Simultaneous Interpretation and is a Law graduate.
Tim Boerkoel, global head of the consumer, retail and hospitality practice said, “Laurence joins us at a critical point in the evolution of our European Consumer, Retail and Hospitality practice. The team has made great strides in building our presence and Laurence’s experience will complement and expand our expertise and reach across Europe. Her considerable knowledge across the marketing discipline will also be a key asset in building our global CMO practice. We are thrilled to have her on board.”