About Us

Established by Moira Benigson over 30 years ago, The MBS Group is widely recognised as the leading specialist executive search firm covering all consumer-facing industries

At MBS, we are driven by our mission, which is to advise and unearth exceptional leaders of today, to accelerate the most transformative consumer businesses of tomorrow. Our clients consider us trusted advisors, partnering with them on critical leadership roles that make a difference. We work at board level and on executive positions across all functions of strategic importance to our clients.

The MBS Group is a B Corp certified organisation.

Our Approach

We have developed an unparalleled depth and breadth of knowledge in the consumer sectors.

Supported by one of the largest research teams in Europe dedicated to consumer executive search, we are committed to being experts in our field - ensuring we offer our clients a service based on speed, creativity and informed decisions.

Our relationships make us who we are.

Our success is grounded in meaningful, deep-seated and long-standing relationships. Over 90% of our work comes from ongoing clients or referrals because we invest fully in understanding our clients and their businesses, taking pride in our role as their ambassador. Our longest-standing client is our first.

We strive to outperform our clients’ expectations at every turn.

Our agile and creative approach ensures we unearth inspirational and innovative leaders from around the world. We work at pace and each assignment is tailored to our clients’ specific needs. In turn, we are able to support our clients through the critical challenges facing their businesses in a more meaningful way.

Global Reach

Like many of our clients, our reach is global. We have successfully placed senior leadership roles in 39 countries around the world.


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assignments with a global perspective

Our Values

Our business exists to serve
our clients and our candidates.

We grow by building long-term relationships through openness, honesty and integrity. We seek to give every client the benefit of our expertise. In turn, we aim to treat every candidate professionally, with care and respect.

Our business is
built around people.

We believe that in a fast-changing world it is vital to hire not only on experience, but also potential. We thrive on diversity and recognise the value it brings. We apply the same principles to our own business and are committed to developing our staff.

Our business is
part of a wider whole.

We play an active role in the industry we serve, taking part in debate and striving for continuous improvement. We regularly work pro-bono on behalf of non-profit organisations, collaborate honestly with our suppliers and reduce our impact on the environment wherever we can.

Market Intelligence

MBS Intelligence

Through MBS Intelligence, we maintain an active role in the industry we serve. Our insights extend to in-depth thought leadership and analysis, industry-renowned events and a weekly opinion piece. The MBS News, our daily newsletter containing the key industry headlines, read over 1.5 million times by industry leaders and innovators last year. Browse our latest insights.


Confirming our commitment to world-class business intelligence systems, from 2012 to 2014 we incubated tech-based business intelligence and media monitoring platform Signal AI. Now backed by multiple VC investors, we continue to use Signal’s award-winning technology to further our own knowledge. Find out more at signal-ai.com.