Consumer & Retail

The Consumer Goods and Retail sectors have been a major driving force in the Swedish economy. Despite being a relatively small country, Sweden has managed to produce many companies with a global presence and leading role in this sector. From Electrolux to H&M and IKEA, to name a few, Sweden has established a significant footprint on the international scene, and with a continuously trend-seeking, innovative and competitive mind-set its vibrant business landscape continues to produce new contenders.

Having conducted hundreds of assignments with widely different actors in the market, has provided our partners and consultants with a profound understanding of the industry landscape, its trends, opportunities and the challenges that lie ahead. With our far-reaching experience within the executive search realm we have the ability to go deeper and truly understand what is needed and expected from top executives to steer a company in the right direction, and thus we personalise our approach after each clients’ specific needs to find the best candidate.

In other words, we serve as trusted advisors to leading companies who wish to build a solid talent strategy and identify the most suitable Leaders For What’s Next.

Global Consumer & Retail Practice

Across the world, Amrop’s dedicated teams of professional Consultants take a structured approach to Executive Search based on clear-sighted knowledge of the market its key players and industry trends, combined with a powerful network of high-level relationships. Amrop Partners and Researchers also effectively couple their local market expertise with a broader international context through its partnerships around the world.  

Our track record speaks for itself: since 2010, more than 50 specialist Amrop Consultants have conducted over 2,200 assignments in consumer goods and retail. Client organizations vary in size and assignments cover leadership roles in all key functions including general management.


Amrop’s global Consumer and Retail Practice Group has deep insights into the talent acquisition challenges facing specific market segments - enabling us to identify the C-level leaders that will fit each client’s unique culture, structure, business and strategic goals.

We understand the drivers of a new multi-generational, multi-cultural workforce, and we can assist you in designing a compelling employee value proposition to attract and retain the highly-skilled executives with the leadership qualities and resilience you seek.


Amrop’s Consumer & Retail Practice is composed of experienced Partners and executive recruitment consultants, based in virtually every city in the world. It is led by Maciej Bednarczyk and supported by Gabriella Jonsson, Marie Högstedt and Svein Ruud in Sweden.

Contact us to learn more about our capabilities.

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