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James Peskett

James Peskett

Managing Consultant, Consumer, EMEA


James Peskett is Managing Consultant with EMEA's Consumer Search Practice, based in the firm's London office. He will actively create and develop the practice and the network locally. 
Mr. Peskett has a strong depth of experience working with global consumer branded organisations assisting them with the attraction of talent across multiple functional areas encompassing Sales, Marketing, Communication, Digital, Finance, HR, Supply Chain and Operations.
With a clear understanding of the consumer market, he is able to work very closely with his clients, allowing him to deliver a targeted and focused approach to the marketplace. Mr. Peskett has not only delivered on retained search campaigns but has worked on various other projects including market mapping, succession planning and salary surveys.
Prior to joining Futurestep, he managed the global consumer practice at a boutique search business and was working with clients mainly across NA, EMEA and APAC across such industry sectors as Dairy, Beverages, Pet Food, Packaging and Personal Care. Earlier in his career, he managed the EMEA Food & Beverage desk at a niche search business and focused mainly across Procurement and Supply Chain.
Mr. Peskett regularly supports his clients to attract talents based at local or at EMEA level with unique leadership style and expertise. For example, due to his expertise, he has contributed to recruit, large teams for different hubs in Eastern Europe Countries.
Mr. Peskett holds a BSc Hons in Exercise Physiology & Nutrition gained from the University of Greenwich in 1999.