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Executive Search

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"The execution of a detailed market search to engage with, attract and evaluate the highest calibre leadership professionals, with the specific aim of hiring talent into your business"

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CxO Search is an Executive Search and Selection recruitment business, specialising in the attraction, acquisition and placement of senior and leadership executives across all sectors within the Australian region.

Our approach is simple. We engage with our clients exclusively, partnering at every step, conducting a highly confidential and thorough market search, with the sole aim to source the highest calibre executives to join your leadership team, be it permanently or on an interim basis.

With nearly 20 years of experience of delivering Executive Search and senior leadership recruitment assignments, our team utilises expert market researchers to accurately and comprehensively map the talent landscape within your selection criteria, consulting with you throughout to deliver exceptional talent outcomes.

Our sole aim is to provide your company with leadership hiring options that exceed your expectations, that will ultimately enable your company to progress and achieve the business goals of the executive leadership team.


Strength through Experience

With 20 years of Recruitment and Executive Search experience, CxO Search is proud of its ability to attract and engage leadership talent

Results Driven

We are outcome focused, we recognise that your priority is to hire the most talented and appropriate individual to your leadership structure

Search without boundaries

Every possible tool, process and technology, in any location and market is affected to provide a shortlist and hire fitting your business

First class service

Our recruiters and researchers are trained to provide you with a customer experience second to none.


Executive Search

Are you ready to find the next leader for your business or division?

Engage with CxO Search to understand your hiring options, we will tailor our approach to suit your needs

Learn about the process

Interim Executives

Occasionally, a company may need to hire an executive level staff member on an interim basis.

Could this option eleviate pressure within the business, allowing you to focus on the day to day?

Learn about the process
Paul Simms

Paul Simms

Founder & Director

Paul is a Senior Executive Search & Selection Recruitment specialist with over 18 years of proven experience, working with Accounting, Professional Services, Finance, Insurance, Financial Services and IT&T professionals, across Australia and also the UK.

A firm advocate of providing excellence at every opportunity, Paul created CxO Search with the passionate belief that the world needs its business leaders to be positioned in their most appropriate and favourable environment, working with peers who not only complement them but enhance them, while all the time achieving the most incredible outcomes.

“My passion for Executive Search and Recruitment has always be driven through recognising and helping talented individuals to make clear and difinitive steps forward in their careers, then watching these leaders in business grow, flourish in their professional community, and advance their career opportunities beyond even their own expectations”

To contact Paul directly, please call +61 (0)2 8249 8824 or email

Also, please connect with Paul on LinkedIn here:



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Executive Search for your business venture can be a demanding challenge. Your business firm needs a leader who can deliver quick wins and speedy turnarounds. Apart from a strong CV, an executive requires a specific set of skills, client handling abilities and potential to communicate properly.
Probing the market to find executives require efficiency and the knowledge to recognize potential candidates. Our executive headhunters specialize in thorough market research to provide our clients with experienced talents.

With CxO Search as your executive recruiters, build an efficient team according to the needs of your business firm. Our executive headhunters check upon full in-depth background details to deliver exceptional outcomes. We engage our clients exclusively, supporting them at every step, conducting thorough market research to source highest calibre executives.

The Team Strength

Our professional team of recruiters includes trained headhunters who make sure that the candidate profiles go through rigorous analysis and evaluation. This allows our clients to select from innovative candidates with enough experience to lead your business. Our headhunters have successful access to national markets to match your Executive needs with appropriate candidates.

Our Executive Search Process

Our executive recruiters follow a meticulous search process. It starts by engaging with the clients to determine their specific needs. The headhunters, then, begin an extensive search to find potential candidates. The consultants at CxO Search assess these candidates for their technical experience and cultural suitability. The recruiters then present a list of candidates with a valuation of every individual’s suitability. Our team also provides the companies with interview support, feedback and process management.

As experienced recruiters, we ensure full client satisfaction. With step-by-step guidance and confidential research, we aim to bring you only the best in the job. Being the renowned recruitment experts, we guarantee you comprehensive mapping of talents from all around Australia. We take pride in our 20 years of experience in delivering the clients executive search services par excellence. With our executive leaders, achieve the business goals without compromising on the quality.

Getting the best talent pool for your company is just a call away. Get started now!

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